Annie Lee Davis Hudson, 81, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on June 13, 2024, at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Born on April 13, 1943, in Midville, GA, she was a daughter of the late Dandy Davis and Anna Lue Fields Davis.

She dedicated herself to a career at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, where she excelled as a Machine Operator until her retirement. In addition to her career, Ms. Hudson was deeply involved in her faith. She was a cherished member of The Springs of Life – Giving Water Church in New Haven, where she served actively on the Mother’s Board and the Hospitality Committee. Her contributions to her church community were valued and appreciated by all who knew her. Mother Hudson loved to garden and could bring any plant to life. She created fabulous gardens at all of her daughters’ and granddaughters’ homes. She also beautified many other spaces and took pride in her work. Mother’s meticulous attention to detail was often noticed when she cleaned or planned an event. In her spare time, she loved to paint and make picture collages of family members.

She leaves to cherish loving memories, daughters, Felicia C. H. Williams (Allen), Darcy Hudson, Jacqueline Watts and Latanya Watts Joyner; five grandchildren, Kaprice H. Staggers (Darius), Fallon Williams, Allen E. R. Williams, Faith Williams and Edward Joyner, III; a great grandson, Darius Staggers; life-long friend, Jesse Watts; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her siblings, Carrie Raymond, Jack Davis, Johnnie Lee Davis, Daisy Wells and Willie Mae Flournoy.

A celebration of Ms. Hudson’s life and legacy will be held Friday, June 21, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at The Springs of Life – Giving Water Church, 375 Howard Ave., New Haven. A viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 a.m. The burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park, 90 Pine Rock Ave., New Haven.