Barbara Hudson Tuck of Bryan passed from this life Monday, October 06, 2014 at College Station Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan, TX on Friday, October 10, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Louie Walston officiating. The family will receive guests on Thursday, October 9 at Callaway-Jones from 5:00 until 7:00 pm.
Barbara was born June 27, 1939 in Bryan, TX, the daughter of Grady Cecil Williams and Velma Robertson Williams. She resided in Bryan most of her life and graduated from Stephen F Austin High School. She married Royce F. Hudson in 1954 and devoted herself to creating a loving, Christian home for her husband and her four children until Royce’s death in June 1976.
A young widow, she raised four teenagers to adulthood and aided them in completing their college educations. She bravely re-entered the world of work, first as a receptionist for Dr. Robert Benbow, then going on to a second career with Bryan I.S.D. where she worked until earning full retirement in 1999. She married Henry Oscar (Bubba) Tuck, Jr. in 1984 and enjoyed 28 happy years of marriage until his death in July 2012. Together, DinDin and Bubba (they) unconditionally loved seven grandchildren and cherished their many friends and extended family.
Barbara was baptized as a young girl and was a member of Steep Hollow Baptist Church and Central Baptist Church. She was active in the Good News Sunday School Class, Triple L and Inneract Bible study. She was proud to be a descendant of Texas pioneers and was a member of Austin’s Old Three Hundred and Daughters of the Republic of Texas. She regularly attended Nevill-Clary and Robertson family reunions, was active in S.F.A. alumni activities, and charter member of the Wednesday Night Dinner Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, and sister, Virginia Williams Floyed.
She leaves behind her children Lynda (Rodney) Hurt, Terry (Kenneth) Goodman, Rusty Hudson, Michael (Terrye) Hudson; grandchildren Bradley (Misty) Hurt, Regan Hurt, Bennett (Beatriz) Goodman, Drew Goodman, Matthew Hudson, Paul Hudson and Melissa Hudson and one great-grandchild, Alexis Ann Hurt.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to Brazos Valley MHMR at 804 Texas Ave, Bryan, TX 77803.