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Alma A. Fuquay

October 29, 1926 ~ May 22, 2020

Services will be held: May 25, 2020

Delores Irene Caskey

July 1, 1939 ~ May 21, 2020

Services will be held:

Lyman Danziel Gregory

January 1, 1931 ~ May 21, 2020

Services will be held: May 27, 2020

Linda Grice Byrd

July 7, 1938 ~ May 20, 2020

Services will be held:

Ted Darrell Austin

February 17, 1930 ~ May 19, 2020

Services will be held: May 23, 2020

Allen Max Matthews

January 1, 1934 ~ May 18, 2020

Services will be held: May 23, 2020

Wandra A. Raynor

October 29, 1942 ~ May 17, 2020

Services will be held:

Larry W. James

March 28, 1948 ~ May 18, 2020

Services will be held:

Mary Elizabeth Baity Wright

February 7, 1927 ~ November 27, 2019

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.”
Psalm 30:5
Mary Wright joined hands with her Creator and flew Home early on November 27, 2019 surrounded by family.
Mary was born in Greensboro, NC on February 7, 1927 to George and Corabell Baity. Mary was married to Warren G. Wright for sixty years. She attended Campbell Jr College and graduated from Meredith College with a BA in English. A life- long learner, Mary was a devoted gardener, educator, reader, dog lover and musician who felt every day was made better by singing. Mary was generous to those around her. She leaves a legacy of unconditional love to guide her cherished family and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Warren G. Wright, parents, George and Corabell Baity, siblings Naomi Baity Guinn, Clyde Baity, Sarah Baity Thomas, Louise Baity, Lucille Baity, and Ruth Baity Joyner.
She is survived by her beloved children Warren G. Wright, Jr ( wife, Doreen D’Acquisto) of Boulder, Co, Barbara Wright Paul (Husband, Byron Paul), and Charles E. Wright( Wife Mary McGimsey Wright), treasured grandchildren Katelyn Paul, (husband Richard Prosser), Meredith Paul and Cameron Paul Zabawski all of Raleigh; Ehren Wright of Boulder Colorado, Deaton Wright of Rodanthe, NC and Eli Wright of Southern Pines, NC; and two great grandchildren, Bailey and Elizabeth Zabawski.
“Things have a way of working out. ‘Doing well, all things considered. Take care of yourself and each other. Let your dreams land in Dreamland. The bright and Morning Star is important. Love you there. God bless us, everyone.”
Mary’s Homegoing service will be graveside in the Baity family plot in Historic Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, NC on Monday, December 2 at 2:00, Mr. Raymond Baity, officiating.
The family is grateful for all the love and support rendered by friends and the caregivers from Stay at Home Senior Care, Wake Forest, NC., Transitions Lifecare of Raleigh, NC and the assistance of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Raleigh, NC, where online condolences may be made (www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com)
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Meredith College, Transitions Lifecare or the NCSU Arboretum.
Not in Vain, Emily Dickinson
If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not have lived in vain:
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not have lived in vain.



December 2, 2019

2:00 PM

Graveside, Green Hill Cemetery
Greensboro, NC


  1. Diana L. McMillion

    Mary has touched my life with many blessings. I am thankful for her wisdom & insight. It has been my privilege to know her. We shall meet again in Glory, Mary! “Oh Boy”. Thank you Mary for allowing me to love you. My prayers are with family for peace & comfort. In Deepest Heartfelt Sympathy, Diana

  2. Tracey Maxwell

    A beautiful spirit has moved on to what awaits us all. What better guide and welcoming committee can we have than Mrs. Wright, special mother of my special friend.

  3. Estherine Davis

    My heart goes out to you and your family in the loss of your beloved mother. May God bless and keep you at this difficult time. I hope your mother’s love lives on in the many memories you hold in your heart.

    With Sympathy,

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