Evelyn Cunningham

Evelyn F. Cunningham, 93, of Century, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Mansfield Place in the Broaddus Hospital Healthcare Complex in Philippi, where she had been a resident for the past year.

Born in Buckhannon on June 4, 1920, to the late Lee Brown and Kathryn (Finley) Brown, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester; sons Ronnie and Robert; grandson, Robert Jr.; and five sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Linda) Greensboro, N.C., and Larry (Rebecca) of Century; five grandchildren, Jerry of Pennsboro, Rick (Cindy) of Fairmont, Steve of Richmond, Va., Matthew (Kelly), of Oxford, Conn., and Tricia (John) Gladstone of Greensboro, N.C.; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a faithful member of the Century Community Church and lifelong homemaker.

Friends and family will be received at Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. and from Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., the service hour with Rev. Mildred Endrizzi and Rev. Earl Cayton officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com.