Nancy Virginia Wright, 67 of Paoli, IN

Nancy Virginia Wright, 67 of Paoli, IN

Nancy Virginia Wright, 67 of Paoli, IN. passed away  4:30 pm February 20, 2017 at Kindred Rehab Jewish Hospital in Louisville KY.  She was born on October 12, 1949 in Paoli Indiana to John Arthur & Alta May Long Slayton.


Proceeded in death by her Parents, 3 Brothers (John Slayton, Paul Slayton, and Donald Slayton) & 1 Granddaughter.

She married:  James (Jim) A. Wright on July 15, 1964.

Attended Paoli Community Schools with the class of 1967

Received a Journalism Degree from North Wood Institute in West Baden.

Worked at:  Progress Examiner of Orleans/ Paoli News Republican / Springs Valley Herald,  Orange County Publishing for total of 38 years.  She received numerous journalism and writing awards from the Hoosier State Press Association for outstanding journalism and news reporting throughout her career with all county newspapers.

Survived by Husband Jim, Paoli, IN

4 Sons – Jimmy Dale Wright,  Brian Ray Wright, Kelly Gene Wright & Tracy Jay Wright (all of Paoli, IN.)

1- Brother Kenny Slayton of Paoli, IN

 1- Aunt Helen Magill of Orleans, IN

8- Grandchildren

6- Step Grandchildren

3- Great Grandchildren

Many nieces & nephews on both sides of her family

Nancy was an avid supporter of the Public Library.  Donations to the Library on her behalf will be greatly appreciated.   Paoli Public Library, 100 W Water St. Paoli, IN.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday February 25, 2017 at Dillman-Scott
Funeral Home. Pastor James Walters officiating.  Interment will follow in the Mt Gilead Cemetery in Paoli.  Visitation will be held Friday, February 24, 2017 from 2pm to 8pm andSaturday from 9am till time of service at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home 226 West Campbell Street in Paoli, IN.  

Online Condolences may be at Dillman-Scott Funeral