Anna Mae Fudge, nee Halbert, passed away Monday, October 10, 2022 in the Steelville Senior Living Center at the age of 89 years, 3 months and 20 days. She was born June 20, 1933 in Steelville to Horace Nathan Halbert, Sr. and Leona Maude Adams Halbert. On January 14, 1950, she was united in marriage to Leonard Leroy Fudge in Clarksdale, Mississippi and to this union three sons and three daughters were born.
Anna was a member of the Steelville First Baptist Church.
She always had a passion for vegetable and flower gardening. For several years, Anna worked for Gladden’s Green House and was praised by her former employer and dear friend for being so faithful and dedicated to her job. Anna also enjoyed cooking, canning, sewing, knitting, crocheting and most of all quilting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Leona Halbert; her husband, Leonard Leroy Fudge; two sons, Robert Leroy Fudge and Richard Leland Fudge; one daughter, Janet Lee Edgar; three brothers, Johnny Halbert, Darrell Halbert and Horace Nathan Halbert, Jr.; three sisters, Lucille (Earl) Arnold, Ada (Jim) Walls, Fay Elkins; brother’s in-law, Charlie Smith and Robert Koehler.
She will be sadly missed by her two daughters, Marcia (Larry) Sego of Cuba, MO and Lisa (Tim) Evans of Grain Valley, MO; one son, Greg (Teresa) Fudge of Cuba, MO; son-in-law, Bill Edgar of Steelville, MO; one brother, Harold (Vickie) Halbert of Cuba, MO; two sisters, Mary Smith of Cuba, MO and Rosalie Koehler of Tacoma, WA; brother-in-law, Harley Elkins; sister-in-law, Betty Griffith; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; other relatives; and friends.
The Family received friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2022 with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating. Special music of "How Great Thou Art", "Ava Maria" and "Amazing Grace was played.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Steelville Cemetery.
Honored to be casket bearers were Blake Edgar, Billy Edgar, Brian Edgar, Larry Sego, Matt DeParle, Tim Evans and Bill Edgar.
The Fudge Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, MO.
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