Weakley County, Tennessee was the birth place of Dudley, on March 13, 1926. He was the son of Arthur and Carrie (Wade) Auvenshine, and passed away at the age of 84 on November 29, 2010. Dudley was the owner/operator of his own dry cleaning business until retirement. He also was a member of the First Baptist Church of DeWitt for many years. Preceding him in death were his parents; first wife, Edna; second wife, Eileen; third wife, Helen; son-in-law Charles Brown; three brothers, Willard, James, Bill; sons, Ron, Bobby and Dale Sees. Surviving are his children, Terry Zinda, Robert Zinda, Patricia Brown, Patricia (Jerry) Earls, Sue (Kenn) McArthur; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; siblings, Edith Hilliard, Carolyn Kidd, Ron (Lynda) Auvenshine. In appreciation, the family would like to give thanks to special friend Faye Jones. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 3, 2010 at Noon, at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E. Washington, DeWitt, MI with Brother, James Hixon officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Arlington Heights, IL. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the DeWitt Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to American Cancer Society, 3100 West Road, Building B, Suite 110, East Lansing, MI 48823 or Eaton Community Hospice, 2675 South Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813, in memory of Mr. Auvenshine.
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