Eva Evans Wright, 97, of St. Marys, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.
Born September 30, 1918 in Tarboro, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late William G. and Martha Quarterman Evans. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Allen Wright, Sr., and son, Buddy Wright.
Ms. Eva was a lifelong resident of Camden County. She with her husband were co-owners of Wright and Evans Hardware and Building Supply in St. Marys. Together they also built homes in which she was the designer and planner. She was well known for her pies that she baked and were served at Sterling’s Restaurant, downtown St. Marys. Little did anyone know that the money she made on her pies was given to the St. Marys United Methodist Church Helping Hand Ministry Food Pantry. She was an avid reader and a member of the St. Marys United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Patsy W. Scott of St. Marys; two grandchildren, Julie Wright and Clint Wright; three great grandchildren, Sybil Wright, Amanda Wright, and Lila Wright; daughter in law, Rosa Ann Wright and dear friend, Nell Davis.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00 am at the St. Marys United Methodist Church with Pastor Tom Jones officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services at 10:00 am…Burial will follow the services at Homeward Cemetery in Waverly.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Eva Evans Wright be made to the St. Marys United Methodist Church Food Pantry or Methodist Boys Home St. Marys.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.