May 11, 1919 ~ February 5, 2004

Born in: Statesville,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Martha Waugh Wright, 84, of Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Center, 1617 Hendersonville Road, No. 3204, died Thursday, February 5, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital. Mrs. Wright was born in Statesville and was a daughter of the late Grier and Jane Miller Waugh. She was very artistic and was an accomplished cross-stitcher and a member of Arden Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, George Herbert Wright, Jr.; two daughters, Martha Jane Wright of Ohio and Janet Wright of Sydney, Australia; three sons, George H. Wright, III of Alabama, Edward Wright of New York and James Wright of Indiana; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 Sunday at Arden Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Arden Presbyterian Church, 2215 Hendersonville Road, Arden, NC 28704.

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  1. Dear Ed and family,
    From all the Arden co-workers here in New York, may GOD Bless your Mother abundantly and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

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  2. I am very sorry to hear of Martha’s passing. She was a very dear friend of my mother (Betty Zande, who passed away in December)and to Betty’s family. I held a very high regard for Martha and will miss her very much. Please accept my deepest condolences.

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  3. Please accept my condolences for the passing of Martha. She was such a good friend to my mother Betty Zande. It has been a pleasure knowing her for as many years as I did and I am saddened by your loss.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Jeanne Bulloch

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  4. Dear Family,
    I am saddened by the death of Martha, and I know that you will miss her presence very much. She was a grand woman with a big heart. I have many memories of her and my mother meeting in their coffee pow-wows, sharing gossip and much laughter.
    My thoughts are with you all.
    Nancy Bulloch

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  5. Ed and Family,
    Sorry to hear about your Mother I know she had to be a wonderful lady We will keep all of your family in our prayers Ron&Carol Mchone

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  6. We’re thinking of you. It must be difficult to lose someone you’ve been with for 60 years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Jen & Don

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  7. I was very saddened to hear of Martha’s passing. She will be missed by all. I always asked my Mom (Betty Zande) how Martha was and what was new. Mom always said something nice. Martha was a wonderful friend to my Mom and I enjoyed the visits from her when she was well. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

    Susan Hartsell

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