Olive 'Ollie' Hudnall Obit (1921-2008)
Olive "Ollie" Hudnall, 86, of Jackson, Wyo., formerly of Thornville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at St. John's Living Center in Jackson.
Ollie was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Cattaraugus County, New York State, to the late Samuel and Margaret Nix Glasspoole.
She grew up in a farming community in Southern New York State until 1939 when the family moved to Ohio.
She attended Millersport High School her senior year and graduated in 1940. Her work included operating Glasspoole's Red and White grocery in Thurston; building airplanes at Curtis Wright during World War II; various custodial jobs; and making Craftsman hand saws.
In 1952, she met Frederick Hudnall. After a three-month courtship, they married on May 30, 1952, in Thornville.
She was a member of Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Jackson. Prior to that, she was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville from 1952 until 2005.
She is survived by her daughter, Marion of Jackson, Wyo.; one granddaughter, Ericka, also of Jackson; two sisters-in-law, Juanita (Guy) MacKay of Orlando, Fla., and Bonnie (Mart) Glasspoole of Thurston; two brothers-in-law, William (Angie) Phillips of Junction City and Donald Hudnall of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and many nieces, nephews and longtime friends and neighbors.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Frederick (Fritz) Hudnall; eight brothers and their respective wives, Lavergne (Katherine Baun), Paul (Alice), Guy, Myron (Stella), Lee (Ruby Snyder), William, Frank (Elizabeth) and Mart; five sisters and their respective husbands, Zelda (Guy D'Ingillo), Arvella, Cecelia (Henry Baun), Angie and Delia (William Cost); two brothers-in-law, Forrest Jones and Patrick Loughman; three sisters-in-law, Ethel Hudnall Jones, Doris Hudnall Loughman and Mary Alice Chambers Hudnall.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville, where services will take place at 11 a.m. with pastors Patti and Jeff Morlock officiating.
Burial will follow in Zion Ridge Cemetery, Thornville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Echoing Hills, 36272 County Road 79, Warsaw, OH 43844.
Valley Mortuary of Jackson, Wyo., and Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset are in charge of arrangements.