Marie Fullbright

Obituary of Marie Fullbright


WEAVERVILLE – Marie Fullbright, age 85, of Weaverville, passed away Friday, June 3, 2022, at Mission Hospital.


She was born December 2, 1936, in Greenwood, South Carolina to the late Samuel Golden and Carolyn McNeil Ball. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her soulmate and husband of 56 years, Albert Fullbright who died in 2011; granddaughter, Marilyn Fullbright; a son-in-law, Wayne Kinser; and a daughter-in-law, Jane Fullbright.


Marie was the “Mom” to the neighborhood; a lifelong homemaker and cook extraordinaire and wanted to feed everyone she could.  She loved animals of all types, especially her beloved canine companion, Adele. She was a hard-working woman with a quick wit and a wonderful sense of humor.


Surviving are her children, daughters, Cindy Fullbright and Christy Fullbright (Steve Smith); sons, Tim Fullbright (Kim) and Scott Fullbright (Hazel); five grandchildren, Natalie Rice, Kelsey Fullbright, Anna James, Courtney Fullbright, and Katelyn Fullbright; and five great grandsons, Heath, Nicholas, Dax, Amos, and Mack.


Her graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022, at West Memorial Park, Weaverville. Reverend Dr. Robert Blackburn, Jr. will officiate.


Those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider Memory Care: SECU Center for Memory Care, 100 Far Horizons Lane, Asheville, NC 28803. The family also wishes to express a special “thank you” to Garren Ivers, Rhonda Melrose and the entire staff in the Emergency Department at Mission Hospital.


West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Avenue, Weaverville, is honored to be assisting Marie’s family. For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under her obituary at

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Graveside Service

11:00 am
Thursday, June 9, 2022
West Memorial Park
40 Roberts Street
Weaverville, North Carolina, United States