Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA


Leslie Sharon Bower Hudson

February 24, 1944August 6, 2019

Leslie Sharon Bower Hudson, 75, of Lynchburg, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Avon Place Nursing Home in Avon, OH.

Born on February 24, 1944 in Traverse City, MI, she was the daughter of the late Lyle Wayne Bower and the late Betty Tuthill Bower Drumm. Leslie was an active member of Lakewood Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her step-mother, Judy Bower.

Married on January 4, 1963 by the Reverend Jerry Falwell, Leslie is survived by her loving husband James William Hudson.

In addition to her husband, Leslie is survived by her daughter; Pam Fechter of Avon Lake, OH; son, Paul Hudson of Lynchburg; two grandchildren, Zachary Fechter of Avon Lake, OH and Zane Fechter of Avon Lake, OH; brother, Wayne Bower of Titusville, FL; sister, Lela Larkin and husband John of Medford, OR; as well as numerous other family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel, with Pastor Fred Hudson and Pastor Dan Manley officiating. Interment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest, VA.


  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 12, 2019


Leslie Sharon Bower Hudson

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