Obituary for Mrs. Ruth Eidson Dudley
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Lynne Eidson Dudley, 89, will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 in the Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church, Bennettsville, SC. The Rev. Scott Andrews will officiate with entombment in Drake-Dudley Cemetery, Blenheim, SC. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Monday, December 28th, 2020 at the Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dudley entered into rest on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Born in Florence, SC, she was a daughter of the late George Dewey Eidson and Ruth Goodson Eidson and grew up in Hartsville. She graduated from Coker College with a Business Degree. On June 19,1952, she married the love of her life, James Edward Dudley, Jr. They spent 23 years in the U. S. Air Force and traveled from Shaw AFB, Sumter, SC to Paris, France, then to Washington, DC and Montgomery, AL. In 1975, they returned to SC where they settled in Bennettsville near family.
Lynne was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bennettsville where she was a faithful member of the Morning Circle and served as a church Elder. Throughout her life, she enjoyed cooking and entertaining with family and friends, She loved to travel and especially with those she loved.
She is survived by her daughter, Jane D. Senseney, MD of Hartsville, SC; son, James Edward Dudley, III of Bennettsville, SC, grandson, Charles Matthew Senseney of Hartsville, SC.
She was predeceased by her husband, James Edward Dudley, Jr.; son-in-law, Christopher Marshall Senseney, MD.
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