Ellen Wright

CHESTER, W.Va. – Ellen C. Wright, 81, of Chester, died Monday at the Stone Pear Pavilion here.

A homemaker, she was born in Louisa, Ky., on Jan. 20, 1933, the daughter of the late Jack and Rachel (Vanhorne) Skeens.

She is survived by a son, Darrell Wright of Chester.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry E. Wright Jr.; two brothers, William and Stanley Skeens; and two sisters: Jackie Baker and Maxine Fox.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes with Pastor John A. Mehaffey of the New Cumberland Nazarene Family Life Center officiating. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Memorial tributes may be made to Valley Hospice: 380 Summit Avenue, Steubenville, OH 43952 or call 740-284-4440.