Dorothy Davis Hudson Childress of Scottsburg passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. She was born in Durham, North Carolina on Oct. 25, 1942 and was 77 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Columbus Colin Davis and the late Virginia Parrish Davis. She was married to the late Winfred Childress.

She was a member of South Boston Church of God.

Dorothy Davis Hudson Childress is survived by her sons, Donnie Hudson (Phyllis) of Scottsburg and Scott Hudson of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren, Christina Hudson, Derrick Hudson, Matthew Hudson, Holly Hudson, Chris Hudson, Dylan Hudson and Ashley Hudson; ten great grandchildren; two sisters, Daisy Cheek (Larry) of Snow Camp, North Carolina and Mary Lacks of South Boston.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ray Everett Hudson; and siblings Robert and Columbus Davis.

A graveside memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Halifax Memorial Gardens.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.