Faye June Hudson, Coalfield

Faye June Hudson, 88, of Coalfield, Tennessee, passed away early Sunday morning, August 9,2020. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 58 years, James Houston Hudson, who she loved dearly.  She was born on June 6, 1932 in Coalfield.  Her parents were the late Guy Walter Jones, Sr. and Frankie Mae Queener Jones, also of Coalfield. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church for 78 years.  

She is survived by her two sons, James Guy Hudson of Knoxville and Paul Christopher Hudson and wife, Natascha and grandchildren, Olivia Grace and Blake Houston of Coalfield.  She was one of nine children and survived by siblings Janice Hale, Jeanette Babb, Judy Slack, Jackie Maston and Joe Jones and was preceded in death by siblings Guy Jones Jr., Jerry Jones and Joyce Cox.  She leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews, who were dear to her.

She retired from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), where she worked for nearly 40 years. After retirement and having grandchildren, she affectionately became known as “KiKi” to her family.  She was blessed to spend time with her grandkids, sons, and daughter-in-law.  She had a running date for cards with her sisters each week and enjoyed her wonderful brothers-in-law, Jim Babb, Charlie Slack and Dwight Maston.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and special friends Donna Rice and Ashley Purdy. 

Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00am for immediate family, due to Covid-19, on Tuesday August 11, 2020 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield.  A graveside service will be held immediately following.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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