Services for M.L. “Herb” Ludden, 91, of Cleburne, TX will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Hughs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Canadian, TX with Jimmie West, officiating. Burial will be in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery in Canadian under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, TX. Herb passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013 in Cleburne, TX. Herb was born March 12, 1922 in Canadian, TX to the late Mr. B.A. Ludden and Mrs. Violet (Taylor) Ludden. He was a 1939 graduate of Canadian High School. He married Evalyn Sheets on July 6, 1943 in San Diego, CA. She preceded him in death on February 16, 2012. They moved to Borger, TX in 1952 from Canadian, TX. Herb worked for Phillips Petroleum. He is survived by three sons, James Dale Ludden and wife Patty of Cleburne, TX; David Kenneth Ludden and wife Rose of Leander, TX; Gary Stephen Ludden of Cleburne, TX; 7 grandchildren, Les Ludden and wife Lori, Terri Ludden Dalrymple and husband Stephen, Dustin Wayne Ludden, Sky Bales and husband Cary, Clyde Scent and wife Jamie and Travis Scent and wife Ashley and 16 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 26, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hughs Funeral Home, 203 South 3rd St. Canadian, TX 79014.