Sylvia Lorene Dudley


    Sylvia Lorene Dudley of Sullivan, Missouri was born on December 22, 1938 in Gasconade County, Missouri to Eugene and Etta (Shockley) Jones and passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the age of 83 years.


    She attended grade school in Owensville, Missouri.
    Sylvia married Bill Freie on February 18, 1957.
    Later in life, Sylvia married Bob Dudley, of Sullivan, Missouri on January 27, 1977.
    When Sylvia was a young girl, she attended a revival meeting at which she was saved.
    Sylvia loved attending church at the Ridge. In her free time, she could be found working in her flower gardens or playing in the yard with her grandkids. She was an amazing cook, seamstress and homemaker.
    She was preceded in death by her son, Bill Freie; two grandchildren, Ben Freie and Nick Meyer; parents, Eugene and Zelma Jones and Alfred and Etta Rowe; five brothers, twin brothers Donald and Ronald Jones, Charles Jones, David Rowe and Mack Ridenhour; and four sisters, Florence Wells, Jessie Jones, Carmelita Jones and Mary Ann Wells Thompson.
    She is survived by four of her children, Dennis Freie of Sullivan, Missouri, Randy Freie of Union, Missouri, Lori Valentine and husband Jim of Daytona, Florida and Matt Dudley and wife Stephanie of Bourbon, Missouri; 11 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one brother, Gary Jones of Belle, Missouri; two sisters, Linda Fuhrmann of Jackson, Missouri and Dixie Kriete of Owensville, Missouri; eight half-siblings, Roy Jones and wife Kerri of Belle, Missouri, Roger Jones and wife Donna of Gerald, Missouri, Danny Jones and wife Jan of Bland, Missouri, Jimmie Jones and wife Nancy of Owensville, Missouri, Judy Bray of Jefferson City, Missouri, Janie Reeves and husband John of Hayden, Missouri, Larry Rowe and wife Debbie of Meta, Missouri and Danny Rowe of Vienna, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Ridge Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
    Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Ridge Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastors Matt Dudley and Mike King officiating.
    Following the service, lunch was served.
    Interment was held at 1:30 p.m. in the Midlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Union, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri