Joe Ann Wright Willoughby

Obituary of Joe Ann Wright Willoughby

Joe Ann Wright Willoughby, 77, of Carrboro died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Crescent Green Of Carrboro. Mrs. Willoughby was born in Chatham County on May 30, 1943 the daughter of Evander Cleveland and Mary Joyce (Fuquay) Wright. Joe Ann was a member of Rocky River Baptist Church where she was a member of the Diane Hicks Sunday School Class and had served as church treasurer. She had worked as the Business office manager of Belk Yates in Siler City for several years. Joe Ann had also managed the PX when her husband served in the Army. She enjoyed traveling and working in her vegetable and flower gardens and was an avid Washington Red Skins Fan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lesley Howard Willoughby; her parents and a brother, John David Wright. She is survived by one brother: Evander "Dickie" Wright and wife, Lisa of Siler City,and several Cousins. A Private graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Rocky River Baptist Cemetery, 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Siler City with Dr. Gregg Burriss officiating. Smith & Buckner Funeral home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at
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