Joan Dudley Aug. 16, 1952 - Dec. 22, 2012
December 14, 2012, 9:07 am by Staff Reports
Dudley owned and operated a daycare for over 21 years in Bishop, Texas. Throughout the two decades in the small town, Dudley and her family remained very active in church, school and civic organizations. Upon moving to Sonora, Texas in 1999, she established her daycare facility and became a reputable member of the community.
After relocating to Highland Haven, she continued her work with children in the area, and at the Highland Lakes Methodist Church Daycare. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing, fishing, teaching kids and spending time with her six grandchildren. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Kingsland, the Beading Club of Marble Falls and Highland Haven’s Lady Club.
Dudley is survived by husband William R. "Dick” Dudley of Highland Haven; daughter Joy Ann and husband Brian Johnson of Magnolia, Texas; son William Glen Dudley of Woodway, Texas; grandchildren Lauran Diane Dudley, Abigail Ann Dudley, Alexander Nelse Johnson, Brianna Joy Johnson, William Taylor Dudley and Anastasia Elizabeth Johnson; brothers Harold J. Weinberger and Steven Weinberger of Kingsville, Texas, Michael Weinberger of Katy, Texas, and Jay Anthony Weinberger of Round Rock; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland on Jan. 5, 2013, at 2 p.m. Fr. Bernard Hung will officiate the service. All family and friends of Dudley are invited to attend. For guests unable to attend the service, an online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284 or a daycare facility servicing underprivileged children.
Cremation arrangements made by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory in Kingsland.
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