Eva Lula Wilson, a native Oregonian and specifically of Jackson County, died January 3, 2013, in Medford, Ore., but lived all her 99 years in Sams Valley, Trail, Eagle Point, and White City, Ore. She was the daughter of Sadie and James Frink of Beagle, Ore. and was born September 14, 1913 in Central Point, Ore.
On September 26, 1934, in Medford, she married Stephen O. Wilson, who passed away April 4, 1991. Eva was a homemaker, mother, and grandmother and worked in her husband’s logging business office after their children were married. She enjoyed yard work, flowers, embroidering, canning, reading, and was known for her delicious pies until she could no longer see well enough to bake.
Eva was a member of the White City First Baptist Church until its closing and belonged to the Senior Citizen Group of Eagle Point and the Eagle Point Historical Society and was a lifetime Grange member for 85 years.
Survivors include one daughter Alice (David) Schneider, of Medford; two sons, Larry (Elaine,) and Richard, of White City/Eagle Point; nine grandchildren plus their spouses; and 20 great-grandchildren, with one preceding her in death; and three great-great-grandchildren. Her two sisters, Ruth Schulz, of Sams Valley and Emma Bennett, of Benson, Ariz.; and one brother, Morris Frink, of Central Point, preceded her in death.
Eva’s memorial service will be at the Memory Gardens Chapel, 1395 Arnold Lane, Medford 97501, Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Cascade Christian High School, 855 Chevy Way, Medford 97504 or Eagle Point Grange, P.O. Box 252, Eagle Point 97524.