Helen Wright Pridgen, 93, passed away on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Roanoke Rapids, the daughter of the late Florence Snipes Wright and Kenneth Wright. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel I. Pridgen in 1970, a son Kenny Pridgen and his wife Faye, sisters Louise Medlin and Mahaler Sizemore and brother Oscar Wright.
A funeral service will be held at 12 o’clock Saturday afternoon April 14, 2018 in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home with Rev. Mason Bridges officiating. The burial will be held at 3 o’clock at the Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.
Mrs. Pridgen is survived by her son; Sammie Pridgen and wife Eleanor of Rolesville, grandchildren; Robin Knott and husband Newman of Rolesville, Dana Frazier and husband Fred of Wake Forest, Scott Pridgen and wife Angel of Fayettville and Nikki Smith and husband Scott of Garner, great grandchildren; Casey Knott, Savannah Bridges, Logan Knott, Caleb Knott, Ivery Frazier, Sam Frazier, Rebekah Suchodolski, Dane Frazier, Abby Frazier, Maggie Pridgen, Ellie Pridgen, Gavin Pridgen, Tucker Pridgen, Brandi Paxton, Brooke Paxton and Brendan Holahan, a great-great grandson; Caleb Suchodolski, Jr.
Friends may visit with the family from 11-11:45 prior to the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC 27587.