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Mary Zelda Rothrock Wrights
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1926
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2010
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA

SALISBURY - Zelda Rothrock Wrights, 83, of Salisbury, died Monday, April 26, 2010, at the home of her daughter.

Born July 11, 1926, in Forsyth County, she was the daughter of the late Reuben Rink and Vivian Campbell Rothrock. She was educated in Forsyth County schools and graduated from Lewisville High School.

Mrs. Wrights was a member of Boyers Chapel Church of Christ, Clemmons, and was a homemaker. She taught ceramics in Cooleemee and Spencer, enjoyed painting and attended art classes at Rufty-Holmes Senior Center. She also enjoyed crafts, including crocheting and quilting.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Amos Wrights, on Feb. 10, 1985.

Survivors include her daughters, Nancy W. Cook and husband James of Salisbury, Toni W. Shelton and husband Marvin of Summerville, S.C., Dana Wrights of Salisbury; sons R. Wayne Wrights of Salisbury and David E. Wrights and wife Sandra of China Grove; sister Doris Holder of Lewisville; brothers Charles Rothrock and Terry Rothrock, both of Advance, Lynn Rothrock of Winston-Salem and Arch Rothrock of Lewisville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Service: Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Boyers Chapel Church of Christ, Clemmons, with Mr. Jerry Williams presiding.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Summersett Funeral Home; and at other times, will be at the residence of her daughter, Nancy Cook.

Memorials: May be made to Rowan Regional Hospice, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, NC 28144

Summersett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Published in Salisbury Post on April 28, 2010. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Reuben Rink Rothrock (1895 - 1950)
  Nancy Vivian Campbell Rothrock (1902 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Ralph Amos Wrights (1923 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bessie Viola Rothrock Dula (1916 - 1972)**
  John Reuben Rothrock (1918 - 1965)**
  Ethel Vivian Rothrock (1922 - 1922)*
  Carl Franklin Rothrock (1923 - 2003)*
  Mary Zelda Rothrock Wrights (1926 - 2010)
  Frances Rubin Rothrock Beaver (1928 - 2003)*
  William Terry Rothrock (1932 - 2016)*
  Lawrence Haynes Rothrock (1936 - 2009)*
  Lynn Douglas Rothrock (1938 - 2013)*
  Arch Wayne Rothrock (1942 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Church of Christ at Boyers Chapel Cemetery
Clemmons
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: DeLoss McKnight III
Record added: May 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52986736
Mary Zelda <i>Rothrock</i> Wrights
Added by: DeLoss McKnight III
 
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