Reva B. Wright

Feb 14, 2013

1923 — 2013

CANTON — Reva Boydston Wright,\90, formerly of Washam Street, passed away  Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Pigeon Valley Rest Home.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Lemuel and Daisy Burkhart Boydston.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Corbin Wright Sr., who died in 1991; a son, Wilbur Corbin “Butch” Wright; and a daughter, Anita Lynn “Zoolie” Wright.  She was a bookkeeper at Powell Lumber Company and a member of Canton Central United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her grandson, Jared Corbin Wright.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Jordan officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is availableat