Anna Reeves Wright

Published 2:19 pm Monday, September 21, 2020

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Mrs. Anna Reeves Wright, 88, of Hiddenite, died on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at her home following a brief illness.

She was born May 13, 1932 in Davie County, the daughter of the late Willie Lindsey Reeves and Cecil Blanche Keller Reeves. She was a homemaker and daycare worker and secretary for her husband. She was a member of Hiddenite United Methodist Church and was a lifelong member and servant of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed her family especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She liked to garden and loved caring about those in her community, baking or just being there for them and cooking for family gatherings. She enjoyed sending cards to shut-ins and friends from past pastorates.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband of 67 years, the Rev. Wade E. Wright; her sister, Lucille Vernon; her brothers, Howard, Harvey, Hubert, Harold, Homer Ray, Hoyle, and John Henry Reeves.

Survivors: her daughters, Kathy W. Durmire and husband Allen, Carol W. McLain and husband Barry, all of Hiddenite; her sister, Helen Sampson of Troutman; her grandchildren, Brent A. Durmire and wife Emily of Taylorsville, Jessica M. Mitchell and husband Scottie of Conover; her great-grandchildren, Kallie McLain, Maliyah McLain, Grace Durmire, Quinlyn Durmire; great-great-grandchildren, Knox McLain and Kade McLain; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 230 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Donnie Durham, Doug Houchmuth and Gregory Lee will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hiddenite Cemetery. The body lie-in-state from 3-5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Adams Funeral Home for the public to view and sign the book.

Memorials: Hiddenite Cemetery Fund or Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, 28625.