Nelda Ecker Wright
March 24, 1923 – June 13, 2018
Nelda Ecker Wright, 95, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at a local nursing home. Nelda was born in Smith Center, Kansas, on March 24, 1923, daughter of the late Albert and Theresa Ecker. She married Frank H. Wright in December of 1941. Nelda Wright worked as a legal secretary for many years. She loved to sing, dance, cook, and do crafts such as knitting and cross-stitching. Nelda loved her church, First United Methodist Church of Rome, and her Sunday school class. In addition to her parents, Nelda Wright was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Wright; her daughter, Peggy Judd; her sister, Velma Toles of Rome, GA; and other siblings in Texas and Kansas. Survivors include her grandson; Michael Judd of South Carolina along with two great-grandchildren; her nieces, Virginia Faile of Rome, Carolyn Watters of Carrolton, and “special” niece, Marsha Dempsey of Rome. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with her Pastor Dr. Robert Brown officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made to First United Methodist Church, 202 East 3rd Ave. Rome, GA. 30161. The family would like to extend a heart-felt thank you to the staff and caregivers at Winthrop Manor Nursing Home! Please visit our website at www.daniels-funeralhome.com to share fond memories and post tributes.
- Francis "Frank" Harold Wright, Husband
- Peggy Judd, Daughter
- Theresa Augusta Victoria Ecker, Mother
- Albert Anton Ecker, Father
- Velma Toles, Sister
- In Texas And Kansas, Siblings
- Survivors include her grandson; Michael Judd of South Carolina along with two great-grandchildren; her nieces, Virginia Faile of Rome, Carolyn Watters of Carrolton, and “special” niece, Marsha Dempsey of Rome.
- First United Methodist Church of Rome
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Deborah Morris Hazen
June 14, 2018
Even though we know it is right it still hurts. I will miss my dear friend Nelda. We shared some wonderful days, phone calls, visits and fun trips to 3482nd Ordinance Reunions. She will always hold a special place in my heart. Heaven received a Beautiful Angel. Sending My prayers and love to Nelda’s family at this difficult time.
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