Dorothy Wright

First Posted: 7/18/2014

Dorothy Wright

LUMBERTON — Dorothy Jean Richter Wright, 78, of Lumberton, passed away on July 17, 2014, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at New Hollywood Cemetery.

She was born in Robeson County on May 7, 1936, to the late William Mike Richter and the late Mary Lucille Whittington Richter. She previously worked as the personnel manager for Converse.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Capis Spencer Wright; and a sister, Louise Stallings.

Mrs. Wright is survived by two sons, Alan Wright and wife, Diana, and Gregory Wright and wife, Mary all of Lumberton; daughters, Pamela Wright of Lumberton, Andrea Pinner and husband, Brady of Greenville, and Jennifer Connor and husband, Jody of Proctorville; brother, Fred Richter and wife, Linda of Grays Creek; nine grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

The visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday following the service at 1097 Kinlaw Road in Lumberton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southeastern Hospice House, 1100 Pine Run Drive, Lumberton, N.C., 28358.

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