Elizabeth Matthews Wren entered into rest on Thursday, February 8, 2018.
Betty, as she was always known, was born in Wrens, GA in 1928 to Carlton G. and Alice Pilcher Matthews. She was a graduate of Wrens High School and Georgia State College for Women, and had lived in Augusta since 1951 with her husband, Jerry Kelley Wren.
Betty held various jobs through the years, but was primarily a homemaker. She was a charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed many hobbies and particularly excelled at painting and golf. She was a member of Midland Valley County Club and was a co-founder of the CSRA Women's Golf Association.
In addition to her husband, Betty is survived by two daughters: Krista Weigle (Dan), and Elizabeth Goodwin; five grandchildren: Jennifer Tribble (Bobby), Ashley Yonce (Mark), Brad Goodwin (Brie), Alexis Wren, and Carlton Wren; and six great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by a son, Jerry Kelley Wren, Jr.
The funeral service will be Monday, February 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Karla Conditt Daniels officiating. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers the family requests charitable donations be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909.
The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 A.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
Published by The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 9, 2018.