Ethel Hudson Winston, 84, of Wake Forest, died Friday, March 21, 2014. She was born in Youngsville, the daughter of the late Myrtha Davis Hudson and Joe Willie Hudson. A graduate of Campbell and Wake Forest Universities, Mrs. Winston taught for many years at Wake Forest Elementary School before retiring in 1989. Once retired, she and her husband, Willis Holding Winston, enjoyed extensive travel visiting 48 of the 50 states. A talented seamstress and skilled cook, she was a lifelong member of Oak Level Christian Church.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Oak Level Christian Church Cemetery with Pastor Gary Williams officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Winston is survived by her husband of 56 years, Willis Holding Winston; daughter, Janice Winston Herring and husband, James, of Alexandria, Va.; son, Willis H. “Bill” Winston Jr. and fiancé, Wendy Finch, of Wake Forest; grandchildren, Molly Winston and Holding Winston; sisters, Mary Turner and husband, E.G., of Youngsville, and Ava “Sally” Edwards and husband, Jason, of Bladenboro; brothers, J.W. Hudson and wife, Frances, of Wake Forest, and Ben Hudson, of Youngsville; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Delmas Hudson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, N.C. 27607-6372.
Online condolences may be made at brightfunerals.com.
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