, Port Arthur, Texas

January 18, 2013

Merty Lee Hudson Miller

The Port Arthur News

NEDERLAND —    Merty Lee Hudson Miller, 73, of Nederland, Texas passed away January 16, 2013 at Cypress Glen Nursing Home in Port Arthur, Texas.

   A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Nederland on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., Msgr. Dan Malain officiating.  Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.  A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 6:00 p.m.

   Merty was born September 1, 1939 in Vinton, Louisiana to the late William and Genieve Reed Hudson.  She graduated in 1957 from Nederland High School and attended Lamar and was a lifelong resident of Nederland.  Merty owned her own electrolysis business, worked at Luby’s Cafeteria in Central Mall, and retired from Park Place Hospital in Port Arthur as an EKG Technician.

   Merty was preceded in death by her parents and her 2 brothers, William “Billy” and Charles W. “Bucky” Hudson.  She is survived by her son, Fred Miller Jr. of Linn Valley, Kansas; her daughter, Terri Miller of Tomball, Texas; her grandchildren, Benjamin, Mary, and Johnathan Miller, Marty and Myles Miller; her sister, Janette Broussard and husband, Lessie James “Pop”; nieces, Kerri Babineaux, Vickie Catalina, and Jamie Packman and husband, Ronnie; and great niece and nephew, Payden and Paxton Packman.

   The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Cypress Glen as well as Odyssey Home Health for their love and care of Merty.

   The family is requesting memorials be given to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Rd., Beaumont, Texas  77705.

   Details and registry available at