Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home

515 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC


Marilyn J. Wright

September 29, 1928July 24, 2020

High Point—Marilyn Ekey Wright, 91 passed away peacefully July 24, 2020 in High Point, North Carolina. A private service will be held at a later date.

She was preceded in death by her much loved husband, Lewis Robert Wright, with whom she shared a loving marriage of 66 years. She is survived by her children, Mindy Wright of Columbus, Ohio; Mark Wright and his wife Christine of Southport NC; and her beloved grandsons, Andrew and Will Wright. She was born and raised in Ashland, Ohio. She graduated from Ashland High School and went on to graduate from Ashland College with a degree in education. She taught for a number of years in Ashland County, retiring from Ashland City Schools as an instructor of history and economics. She was a member of the Jamestown Methodist Church. Our family thanks the Pennybryn family for the kindness and care they gave our mother and grandmother and for the support they have given our family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Pennybryn at Maryfield, 1315 Greensboro Road, High Point, NC 27260 in memory of Marilyn Ekey Wright. Hanes Lineberry North Elm chapel is serving the Wright family. Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.


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Donna Weaver

August 3, 2020

Ashland County Retired Teachers send our sympathy to Marilyn's family. We have fond memories of Marilyn's years teaching at Ashland High School and especially enjoyed her wit! Marilyn's devotion to family, friends, and church were outstanding.

Nate Baum

July 30, 2020

I just found out about Aunt Marilyn.. I am so sorry to hear she passed.. I remember all of the Christmas' that we had growing up..miss everyone and will forever remember Aunt Marilyn.

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