2017-10-11 / Obituaries



Rachel L. Pudney, age 93, died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Medilodge of Hillman.

She was born August 5, 1924 in Croswell, daughter of the late William and Norma

Morris) Kemp. She and Arnold H. Pudney were married October 7, 1944 in Croswell. He died December 20, 2011.

Rachel lived her entire life in Croswell. Daughter of a farmer, wife of a farmer, she was proud to be part of this farming community. Her table was always plentiful with yummy foods from her garden and pantry. Family and neighbors were always welcome. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens and sharing stories of the past.

She truly loved the country life.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Bernice of Atlanta; brother, William (Carol) Kemp of Croswell; sister, Dorothy Jean Smith of Marysville; two grandchildren, Sean (Catherine) Pudney and Jaclyn (Brian) Benac; five great-grandchildren, Jordan, Taylor and Colton Benac, and Greyson and Paxton Pudney.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Cornwell.

Funeral services were held in the Pomeroy Funeral Home, Croswell. High Priest Kyle Burgess, Community of Christ Church officiated. Burial was in the Croswell Cemetery. www.pomeroyfuneralhomes.com

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