Maude K. Rudisill

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, August 14, 2018

March 2, 1927 – Aug. 10, 2018

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Maudie K. Rudisill, 91, of Natchez who died Friday, August 10, 2018, at her residence, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Revs. Pete and Jan Mills officiating.  
Burial will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Laird Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rudisill was born March 2, 1927, in Boyce, La., the daughter of Simon Eugene Knight and Lucy Ella Nichols Knight.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Parkview Church of God and the Natchez Chapter No. 75 of the Eastern Star.
Rudisill was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Irlan J Rudisill; one daughter, Sherry Rudisill Johnson; and five brothers.
Survivors include two daughters, Ellen Rudisill of Natchez and Marilyn Rudisill Gonsiorek and husband, Bill, of Fort Worth, Texas; one son, Dennis I. Rudisill of Pine Bluff, Ark.;  three grandchildren, Jay Owens and wife, Jennifer, of Flower Mound, Texas, Mary Ellen Gonsiorek of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Lisa Gonsiorek of Fort Worth;  three great-grandchildren, Connor Owens, Ryan Owens and Brad  Owens, all of Flower Mound; and two sisters, Altha  Reed of Natchez and Barbara Sharp of Alexandria.
Memorials may be made to the Templar Eye Foundations, Flower Mound, Texas.
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