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Elizabeth Cathey "Libby" Wright

February 14, 1922 - January 5, 2021

Elizabeth “Libby” C. Wright

Elizabeth “Libby” C. Wright, 98, of Hendersonville passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at her residence after a short period of declining health.

A native of Asheville, she was the daughter of the late W.B. Cathey, Sr. and Georgia Wright Cathey and worked for the United States Postal Service.

As a Baptist woman, she loved needlepoint and other needle crafts as well as visiting shut-ins and reading.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Wright; her brother, W.B. “Bill” Cathey, Jr.; and a sister, Velva LaRue Cathey.

She is survived by three daughters, Paula Summey (Sam) of Flat Rock, NC, Kathryn W. Martin of Winston-Salem, NC, Beth “Elizabeth” Parham (Eugene) of Hickory, NC; a son, Jim (Charlene) Wright of Hendersonville, NC; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; her brother, Gordon Cathey of Fort Myers, FL; and nine nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 538 Tracy Grove Road, Hendersonville with Rev. Jeff Neelands officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 PM until the time of service. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the family respectfully asks that anyone attending the services wear a mask or face covering and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to The Four Seasons Foundation, 211 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or to the charity of your choice.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 9, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 9, 2021

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, January 9, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Memorial Park

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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