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story.lead_photo.caption Mary Virginia Shaffer “Ginger” Hudson

Mary Virginia Shaffer “Ginger” Hudson, age 68 of Norphlet, AR, formerly of Springhill, LA passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at CHI Health System in Hot Springs, AR. Ginger was born on November 7, 1951 in Springhill to the late Mary Lois Jordan Shaffer and Jesse Melbourne Shaffer.

She worked for Brookshire’s Grocery Store for 35 years before her retirement, and was a member of First United Pentecostal Church of Norphlet. She was an animal lover and especially enjoyed taking in stray cats. She loved being outdoors, whether she was hunting, fishing or working in her yard, she enjoyed it all.

Ginger was preceded in death by her parents;

Survivors include; her husband of 48 years, Tom Hudson of Norphlet; one sister, Betty Minor and husband Glen of White Hall, AR; one brother, Jesse W. Shaffer and wife Theresa of Springhill; one niece, Leah Culbertson and husband Troy of Serepta; one nephew, Wesley Shaffer and wife Jen of Bradley, AR, along with six great nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 1:30 pm on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Bailey Funeral Home in Springhill. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm at Springhill Cemetery with Rev. Nathan Dupree officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home of Springhill.

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