Eva Ann Perkins, 84 of Princeton, WV passed away peacefully on Saturday February 24, 2018 at the home of her daughter after a long illness.
Born in Abney, WV and raised in Montcalm, she was the daughter of the late James Matthew and Arlie Eureka Beggs and was the youngest of 11 children.
She was retired from A&P Foods in Sheffield Lake, OH where she and Bobbie lived and worked for 30 years before moving back home to West Virginia. She was an avid NFL and NBA fan, always rooting for the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers. She loved the Christmas season, decorating her home and doing her Christmas baking. Her specialty dish was homemade spaghetti and meatballs, which was her family's favorite.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Bobbie Olan Perkins 81, her son Robert Michael Perkins 20, her great-granddaughter Leslie Morgan Nelson 19, and her great-grandson Gabriel Elijah Hagerman 10, as well as 4 brothers and 5 sisters.
Survivors include her daughters Sharon Green and husband Tommy of Lashmeet and Robin Howington and husband Raymond of Bluefield and her great-grandson Wade-Garrett Nelson of the home.
Grandchildren include Jeniffer Dawn Shrewsbury and husband Jimmy of Flat Top, Kerri Dawn Dillon of Charleston, Michael Edward Dillon and wife Amy of Cross Hill, SC and Ambure Renay Howington and Jonathan Lusk of Bluefield and her sister Nawasa Minnix of Princeton. Great-grandchildren include Karlyn, Jakob, Danicka, Trey, Peyton, Taylor, Kimberlie and her special K-9 companion Buddy.
A special thank you to Dr. Nancy Lohuis and Hospice nurse Melissa for helping us take care of our mom.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 03, 2018 at the New Hope United Methodist Church on Rt. 20 in Glenwood, WV with Rev. Ronnie Tote officiating the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make any monetary donations to the church.
Published on February 27, 2018