Leefern (Smith) Hudson, 98, of Centralia, died Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Moberly Regional Hospital in Moberly.

Services will be Tuesday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m. at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. till start of services. Interment to follow at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Centralia.

She was born April 10, 1919, the daughter of Bert S. Smith and Ethel (Norman) in Columbia.

On July 1, 1940 she was married to Lorie Estil Hudson in Centralia, he preceded her in death June 29, 1988.

She was a homemaker and helped on the farm; drove a school Bus for approximately 20 years for the Fulton School System; was a member of First Baptist Church in Centralia.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Hudson (Cheryl) of Camdenton, Gregory Lee Hudson (Diane) of Sturgeon; Grandchildren, Beth Ann Fielder (Jeff) of Lee Summit, Gary Kyle Hudson of Independence, Brian Gregory Hudson (Twila) of Columbia, Heather Nicole Hudson of Columbia; great-grandchildren, Brandon Lyle Baden, Grant Fielder, Brooke Fielder, Zackary Fielder, Aubrian Hudson, Talen Fielder, Roman Hudson; and one great-great-grandchild. Brother, Bert Smith, Jr. of Centralia and Sister-in-Law, Josie Hudson of Centralia.