Eva Delores Sewell Weston, 85, of White City, FL, was called Home by her Heavenly Father on Friday, May 31, 2013.
Eva was born on June 15, 1927, in Altha, FL, to John Henry and Mary Baggett Sewell. She was a long-time and faithful member of the First Baptist Church of White City. Eva was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a pillar of strength in her church and the White City community. First and foremost, a wife, mother and homemaker, she was also a retired Gulf County school bus driver.
Eva was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Randy Weston; and siblings, Blondell, Paul, J.C., Green, Harmon, Jewell, Mizie, Euni, Gracie, Ruby, and Clevie.
Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Claude R. “Gundy” Weston; three sons, Mike Weston and Cynthia Ellen of Panama City, Greg Weston and Becky of Wewahitchka, Kenny Weston and Barbara of Bristol; a daughter-in-law, Karla Weston, of Port St. Joe; two brothers, William Earl “Buddy” Sewell and Angie of Blountstown, Fate Sewell and Alice of Altha; a sister, Johnnie Maddox of Altha; three sisters-in-law, Marlene Sewell of White City, Robbi Sewell of Greensboro, Barbara Tyre of Altha; and one brother-in-law, Gene Ryals, of Altha. She leaves behind nine beloved grandchildren, Randall, Robert, Mark, Ryan, Alicia, Wendy, Shelly, K.W., and Nicole. Eva was blessed with 17 great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, as well as many wonderful life-long friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, June 2, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM EDT at the First Baptist Church of White City. Funeral services were on Monday, June 3, at 11:00 AM EDT, also in the First Baptist Church of White City, and were conducted by her pastor, Reverend Nick Davis. Interment followed at the Holly Hill Cemetery, Port St Joe, FL.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the First Baptist Church of White City or to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements were under the direction of Southerland Family Funeral Homes, Panama City, 32405, ph. (850) 785-8532.