Jeanne Marsh Wright of Lexington, Ky., 72, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at Hilton Head Hospital on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
A "Beebe Baby," she was a member of Rehoboth High School Class of 1965, and remembered for her graceful beauty and sweet personality. Following graduation, Jeanne and her husband moved to Ohio and soon thereafter to Kentucky, where they pursued professional careers and raised a family. Jeanne worked as a registered nurse until retiring to travel between homes in Lexington, Hilton Head Island and Millsboro in order to spend time with her children and grandchildren, whom she adored.
Jeanne is preceded in death by her brother, William L. Marsh, and father, Charles E Marsh Sr., both of Rehoboth Beach. Jeanne is survived by her husband of 54 years, Gene C. Wright; her mother, Virginia Horsey of Milton; daughter and granddaughter, Sonya and Alexis Purcell of Millsboro; and sons Jason Wright, his wife Kim and son Henry, and Jonathan Wright, his wife Stephanie and their son Levi, all of Hilton Head Island. She is also survived by four brothers: Charles Marsh Jr. and his wife Leslie of Lewes, Robert Marsh of Milford, Steve Marsh of Milford and Vero Beach, Fla., and Jeff Marsh of Lewes; three sisters: Bonnie Cunningham of Lewes, Barbara Huber and her husband John of Milton, and Wendy Marsh of Lewes; half-sister Charlene Marsh; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives.
A family celebration of her life will be held privately.