January 15, 2021, 80, Goldsboro –
Edith Rose Peele Wright, 80, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Wayne UNC Health Care.
Edith was born in Wayne County on March 28, 1940 to the late Roger and Elizabeth Herring Peele. She was married to the late Lelan Gerald Wright. For many years, she worked in accounting at the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store. Her most significant role in life and what she did best was being a loving mother and best friend to her daughter, Melissa.
A graveside service celebrating the life of Edith will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery. Attendees are asked to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.
Edith is survived by her daughter, Melissa Lynn Wright of Goldsboro; and several nieces and nephews she loved very much.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.