She was a member of the National Federation of the Blind, Murray Chapter.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Rudd; her daughters, Bonita Rudd of Hopkinsville, Barbara Cunningham of Benton and Brenda Kimbro of Murray; her stepdaughter, Brenda Walker of Benton; her son, Bobby Thompson of Benton; her stepson, Randy Rudd of Benton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, four sisters, one grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Her parents were Berry Yates and Beulah Williams Yates.
Graveside services were held Monday at Waller Cemetery in Benton with Bobby Edmonson and Aubert Rose officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the National Federation of the Blind, Murray Chapter, c/o Brenda Kimbro, 191 Squire Road, Murray, KY 42071.