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Jeri Lene (Smith) Hudler

January 23, 1940 ~ February 3, 2019 (age 79)

Jeri met a young James Ward Hudler at Toot N Tell It in Richlands in 1959. This young couple fell in love and married on March 3, 1961. The couple expanded their family with a daughter Jamie and a son Joey. Jeri enjoyed spending time at the beach and in her later years enjoyed the mountain life. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed her outings with these lovely ladies. She worked in the medical field before returning from Onslow Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday Feb. 7, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Rex Ware officiating.  Interment will follow at Onslow Memorial Park in Jacksonville.

She is survived by James Ward Hudler, her husband of 58 years. One daughter, Jamie Hudler Maddox and her husband Mark, of Richlands, NC. One son, Joey Hudler and his wife Kelly, of Jacksonville, NC. Two grandsons, Skyler Hudler, P J. Hudler and his wife Christina, both of Jacksonville.

Three great grandsons Kayde, Vinny and Owen. Her special niece, Ruby "Cooter" Hardison of Kinston, her very favorite sister in law, Geraldine Rison of Greensboro and her four legged daughter, Maddy.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carolina Animal Protection Society in her name.

Jeri was down to earth and enjoyed being comfortable. With that being said, please feel free to dress casual.

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