Vernon Dean Hudman, 76, of Hope, AR passed away September 3, 2021, at his home.
Vernon was born November 12, 1944, in Arkadelphia, AR to Thomas and Dorthey Jean Jones Hudman. Vernon loved spending time with family, fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He never met a stranger and loved to laugh and joke. He was a beloved husband, father, and Papaw. He cherished watching his grandchildren and great-grandchild grow and play. Taking care of his family and loved ones was his main priority in life.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, and a brother, Roy Hudman.
Vernon is survived by his wife of 51 years Brenda Brock Hudman; son, Chip Hudman; daughter Velenda Jacobs; two brothers James Hudman and Danny Hudman; five sisters Evelyn Rushing, Sherry Belasco, Brenda Rushing, Theresa House, Vanessa Horton; five grandchildren Madison Jacobs, Kendall Jacobs, Hannah Jacobs, Cannon Hudman, Grant Hudman; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, September 5, 2021, 1:00pm at Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm with Bro. Larry Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will follow at Delight Cemetery, under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home.