Esther Marie Hudson, 86, of Monticello, passed away November 12, 2021, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was born December 19, 1934, in Rison to the late Grover Cleveland Wallace and Alice Esther Sandine Wallace.

Mrs. Hudson was the widow of Louis Malvin Hudson, her husband of 64 years. She was a housewife and member of Second Baptist Church.

Mrs. Hudson loved spending time with her grandchildren, spending time outdoors working in her yard, watching her game shows and reading the newspaper from cover-to-cover to stay informed about world news and events. She also loved visiting with her neighbors.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy Marie Long and husband Johnny; her son, Tony Hudson and wife Kelly; and grandchildren, Rachel Long, Kristofer Bray Hudson, Michael Louis Hudson and Tyler Dunn.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 16, at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Hearron officiating. A visitation will be held one hour preceding the service, beginning at 10 a.m., at the church.