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Clara Hudson died
A memorial service will be held at
Clara was born
Clara retired from the Columbia Public Schools in 1977. After her retirement she was an active volunteer and mentor to the Columbia Community dividing her energy among the
Highlighting numerous awards and recognitions that Clara received during her life included being named as an UMC Outstanding Alumna for meritorious service in education in 1992, having
Clara was married to UMC Professor, Charles M. Hudson in 1954 and was happily married until his death in 1984. He was the love of her life.
Clara is survived by Lora Marksbury, Julianna, Matt, and Kacie Cazalas, Johnny Marksbury, and Eric Marksbury.
Clara was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Louise Marksbury, twin brother Lee Marksbury and his spouse Alma, and nephews Johnston Marksbury and Jaye Marksbury.
Memorial contributions can be made to the “Clara Marksbury Hudson Scholarship Fund” c/o Director of Annual Giving, University of Missouri, 401 Reynolds Alumni Center, Columbia, MO 65211 or (1-877-GIFT-2MU).