Eva Wilda Fitzhugh
Eva Wilda Fitzhugh
  • September 26, 1921 - December 21, 2017
  • Crockett, Texas

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Eva Wilda (Wilson Fitzhugh, 96, of Bryan formerly of Crockett, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 at CHI St. Joseph Manor.
Eva was born on September 26, 1921 in the Edge Community, Brazos County. She attended the Edge Community School and finished her high school years in Bryan. She attended McKenzie Baldwin Business College in Bryan and was later employed by the Brazos County Clerk's office. Upon her marriage to Loren Fitzhugh in 1965, Eva became a homemaker and devoted supporter of her husband and the full time job he had, as well as the part time ministry work he was involved in doing.
Eva loved her family and was always willing to be there for them. When her sister, Mattie became ill, Eva and Loren left their home in Crocket t to care for her, despite the fact that their own health was declining. Later upon entering CHI St. Joseph Manor, Eva devoted herself to being by her husband's side and assisting with his daily needs until his passing in 2011.
Eva was preceded in death by her husband, Loren; parents, Jesse and Selma Wilson; three brothers, Jesse Gordon, Vaughn Robert, and Billie James Wilson; two sisters, Kathryn Wilson and Mattie Curtiss; and a niece, Nora Noel.
She is survived by one sister, Mary Ott; nieces, Kathy Young, Billie Schuh and husband Chuck, Debbie Langford and husband Jeff Smith, Kay Lewis and husband Steve; one nephew, Mack H. Langford; and numerous great nieces and nephews, as well as great-great nieces and nephews.
Eva was a member of the Church of Christ and taught Sunday School in a number of small congregations where her husband preached.
The family would like to thank the staff of CHI St. Joseph Manor for their loving care and concern for Eva and her family.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, December 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1515 South College Ave. in Bryan. Interment will follow at New Church Cemetery in Edge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Boles Children's Home, 7065 Love, Quinlan, Texas 75474 or Cherokee Home for Children, P.O. Box 295, Cherokee, Texas 76832.