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Ann Hooper Hudson

January 6, 1941 — March 24, 2022

Ann Hooper Hudson, 82 of Sylva, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Ann was born on January 6, 1941 in Jackson County to the late Delos and Edna Hooper.


Ann worked as an art teacher at Sylva Webster High School. She was a graduate of St. John’s Catholic School. Ann studied at Western Carolina University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree. Ann enjoyed music, dance, art, and piano. She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sylva.


Ann is survived by her step-daughter, Mary Hudson; step-son, Rex Hudson (Tracy); grandchildren, David Hudson, Anna Hudson, Wylie Hooper, and Corban Hooper; nieces and nephews, Mark Hooper (Cindy), Donna Hooper, Macky Hooper (Collette), Eric Hooper (Holly), and Tricila Hooper. She is also survived by her great nieces and nephews, Seth, Sarah, Brennan, Cole, Ethan, Eliott, and Elizabeth.


In addition to her parents, Ann is preceded in death by her husband, David Rex Hudson; son, Samuel James “Jamie” Ellen III; brothers, Delos, William, Pete, and Max Hooper.


The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Appalachian Funeral Services.

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Thursday, March 31, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Appalachian Funeral Services

165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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