Johnny Jay Hudson, a new member of Lake Murray Power Squadron, crossed the bar on Christmas Day 2010. Born 24 Dec. 1963 in Mobile, Ala., he was a son of James and Barbara Hudson. Hudson earned his BSN from the University of South Alabama and his MSN from the University of Mobile. He was a nurse practitioner with University of South Carolina Neurosurgery practicing at Palmetto Health Richland. Hudson enjoyed traveling and loved life, but more importantly, he loved spending time with his family and friends. Surviving are his wife, Darlene Hudson; sons, Adam Hudson of Houston, Texas; Benjamin and Nicholas Lowery of Columbia, S.C.; and daughter, Samantha Lowery of Saraland, Ala. Memorials may be made to Palmetto Health Foundation Dept. 274, PO Box 100199, Columbia, SC 29209-3199.