Obituary for Margaret (Bettie) Wright (Cannon)
New Bern – Margaret (Bettie) Wright, 69, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Croatan Village.
Ms. Bettie was a very faithful member of Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church. She was bookkeeper at Gordon’s Foodland Stores for 20 years. She and her husband were co-owners of City Market in Greenville for 18 years.
She loved the Christmas season and loved to decorate and entertain friends. She especially loved hosting the Sunday School Christmas party.
Surviving are her husband of 26 years, Grant Wright; three stepsons, Kevin (Mitzi) Wright of Snow Hill, Chad (Michelle) Wright of New Bern, and Nathan (Melissa) Wright of New Bern; stepdaughter Teri Cooper (Nathan) of Spring Lake; two sisters Julia Hobson (John) of New Bern, and Dollie Davis (Baxter) of Rock Hill, SC; sisters-in-law Nancy Wright and Angela Jones (Bo) of Dunn; seven grandchildren, Kyle, Madison, Carson, Elijah, Carolina, Tyler, and Lacie; and 36 nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Pollock-Best Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at Pollock-Best Funeral Home, with burial to follow at the Maysville Cemetery.
Flowers are welcome, but those who prefer are asked to make memorials in her memory to Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church, c/o June Haddock, 5370 NC 102 East, Grimesland, NC 27837
Online condolences may be directed here on the Pollock-Best website