Mary "Pill" Dudley

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Mary "Pill" Dudley died at the age of 78 in Haughton, La., on Jan. 1, 2010, due to coronary artery disease. She had been a resident of Manila most of her life.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Bertha Mae Wadley; father, Huck Wadley; and a son, Roy Lee Lamb, Jr.

She is the mother to Phyllis Sell of Pasadena, Md., Shirley Britt of Haughton, La., Janet Lamb of Benton, Ark., Anita Calvin of Nashville, Tenn., Gary Lamb of Monette, Pat Mckenney of Ocala Fla., and Wade Lamb of Harrisburg. She leaves behind 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She also leaves a brother, Louie Wadley of Manila; and a sister, Martha Gilbert of Westwego, La.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Jan. 16, 2010, at the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila.

The family would like to thank the Southern Care Hospice team for their support and compassionate care of their mother during a difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made to the Humane Society or the American Heart Association in honor of Mary "Pill" Dudley.