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Gayle E. Hudson

June 16, 1944 - April 21, 2020

Gayle E. Hudson, age 75, of Clayton, DE, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Born in Wilmington, DE on June 16, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Harry T. and Beatrice (Sillitoe) Jones. Gayle worked in customer service for Flight Safety International for 32 years until her retirement in 2013. She enjoyed flower gardening, watching NASCAR and going camping with her husband. Above all, Gayle loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren who were her world.

In addition to her parents, Gayle was preceded in death by her brother, Harry T. Jones. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Richard W. Hudson; children, Richard T. Hudson (Deborah) of Middletown, Scott W. Hudson of Clayton and Kevin F. Hudson (Jennifer) of Frisco, TX; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

All services and interment will be held privately due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gayle’s memory to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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  • I cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now, but know that you and your family our in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I met Gayle when I started working at Atlantic Aviation in 1980. She was always a kind, thoughtful and well liked lady…..Pat Satterfield Douglas

  • Rich, we are so very sorry to hear about Gayle’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hold tight to the many wonderful memories that you have of her. Take care, Rich & Lisa Towner

  • Tom, my prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  • Rich,
    Allen and I are so sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts at this difficult time. We are living in Mom & Dad’s house so feel free to stop by and say Hi after this mess is over.
    Donna and Allen Authenreath

  • Dear Rich and family,
    Our hearts and prayers are with you as you say goodbye to Gayle. We will always remember her as the giggling girl on the St. Thomas beach! We send our love to all of you.
    Den and Ruth

  • Sending prayers of strength and peace to your family from William Penn Class of ’62.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I pray God will give you peace
    and comfort
    Love and Prayers,
    Georgia Jones

  • Rich & family, I’m so sorry to hear that Gayle has passed. She was a special lady. I’ll keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

  • We are so very sorry to hear about the loss of Aunt Gayle.
    May God grant you peace and comfort during this very difficult time. She will certainly be missed. We love you!

  • Tom, Rich and family, I am so very sorry to hear about Gayle. I have so many wonderful memories of my time with your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Patti Fuller Clark

  • Rich and family, So very sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. Hold your beautiful memories close and know that you are in thoughts and prayers.

  • I am so sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family. She was indeed a very special lady! Gayle was the very first person I met when I transferred to the FlightSafety Wilmington Center. Her big smile and laugh were infectious and she had a way of making everyone feel a personal, and very warm welcome. I was always amazed at her uncanny ability to remember every client’s name, and there children’s names and their interests! Truly a one of a kind people person!

  • So sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. She was a hoot to work with at FlightSafety and always had a beautiful, warm smile. Your family is in my prayers.

  • Deepest sympathies for your loss. I remember spending many happy and fun hours with Gayle at her family’s sandwich shop on Basin Road and going with them to WILDWOOD. LOVINGLY, one of her classmates – Gale Noel DeAscanis

  • I graduated with Gayle from William Penn. She was the nicest, sweetest girl in our class. My sympathy to her family.

  • So sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. She was one of a kind, prayers for the family. RIP Gayle. Diane Adams Walker.