Ellen Wright

CHESTER – Ellen C. (Skeens) Wright, 81 of Chester, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Stone Pear Pavilion in Chester.

Born in Louisa, Ky., on Jan. 20, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Rachel (Vanhorne) Skeens. She graduated from Hopewell High School and spent her life as a homemaker.

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

She was preceded in death by her husband: Perry E. Wright Jr.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes, with Pastor John A. Mehaffey of New Cumberland Nazarene Family Life Center officiating.

Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery.

The family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel on Thursday from noon up until the time of service.