Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort key figure ...
Longtime Nashvillian Joe Dudney died on Tuesday at the age of 91.
Dudney was best known for his work with the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort Inc., an organization dedicated to sending emergency supplies, including food, water and cleaning supplies, to areas hit by natural disasters across America.
In his time with the company Dudney worked in the positions of vice president and executive director.
Dudney moved to Nashville in 1967 with his wife Doris after spending many years in Jackson County, Tennessee. The Dudney’s have been members of Brentwood Hills Church of Christ for over 20 years, where Dudney served as both an elder and a deacon.
While in Jackson County, Dudney became one of the charter members of the Jackson Country Livestock Association, before moving on to a position with the Tennessee Crop Improvement Association. Dudney became the chief inspector for the TCA in 1964 and stayed with the association, holding the positions of manager, secretary and treasurer until his retirement in 1991.
The deceased is survived by a brother, a daughter, two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife.
The family will receive visitors on Thursday, June 26, 3-8 p.m., and Friday, June 27, 10 a.m.-12 Noon, at Brentwood Hills Church of Christ, and on Saturday, June 28 at 11 a.m. at the Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at noon on Friday at Brentwood Hills Church of Christ. A burial will take place in Gainesboro, Tennessee on Saturday.
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