Verda May Hudnall


Verda May Hudnall, a longtime Willapa Harbor resident died on Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Willapa Harbor Hospital in South Bend. She was 82. Verda was born March 5, 1931, in South Bend, Washington, to Charles and Folda Marie (Dockery) Hunter.

Verda married Robert W. Hudnall in South Bend, March 5, 1948; he passed in 1993. Later she met Merne Heath, and they spent 11 happy years together before his passing in 2009.

She worked for Eastpoint Seafood for 40 years and also cooked for the former Wagon Wheel Café in Raymond.

Verda enjoyed crocheting, working in her yard and tending to her flowers. She loved spending time with her grandkids; Verda also had a special love for her pets and all animals.

She is survived by three daughters, Vi (Percy) Littlejohn of Raymond, Sandra O’Shaughnessy of Raymond and Tammy (Tom) Wetterauer also of Raymond; a son, Robert W. (Trish) Hudnall Jr. of Tumwater; and a sister, Rose (Don) Myers of South Bend. Verda is also survived by eight grandchildren, Pegi Littlejohn, Brandi Huber, Chris O’Shaughnessy, Stacy Hudnall, Jacob Hudnall and Crystal Hudnall, Justin Pedrazzetti and Derrick Pedrazzetti; seven great-grandchildren, Chelsey Littlejohn, Michaela Huber, Madison Huber, Grace Huber, Carli O’Shaughnessy, Misty Hudnall and Steven Pedrazzetti; two nieces, Linda Kane and Theresa Merkel; and a very special caregiver, Rick Ping. One grandchild, Nathan Hudnall, preceded her in death.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond with a luncheon to follow at the Raymond Elks. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Harry’s House c/o HAVA Heart, P.O. Box 243, Raymond, WA 98577.