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The Corbin News Journal

Obituary Notices for October 22, 2003


Maggie Mae Wright, 93, Corbin, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2003 at the Christian Health Center.

She was a retired cook for the Corbin City Schools and member of Central Baptist Church.

Survivors include one son, James Ray Wright and wife, Ileen; sister, Loma Jean House; five grandchildren, Gerri Regan, Joyce Caygill, Deborah Wright, James Wright II, and David Wright; six great-grandchildren; special friend, Exona Martin; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Earl Wright Sr.; parents, James and Katie Alloway Ray; her son, John Earl Wright Jr.; and siblings, George Ray, Elmer Ray, Gladys Ray Nubson, Damon Ray and Otis Ray.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 23 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Written expressions of sympathy may be made to the family by logging on to www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Meals on Wheels Program.

Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Obituary Donated by Neal Byrge


From the Corbin News Journal On Line 24 Oct 2003


Maggie Mae Wright

Corbin

October 19, 2003

Maggie Mae Wright, 93, of Corbin, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003 at the Christian Health Center.

She was a retired cook for the Corbin City Schools and was a member of Central Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Earl Wright, Sr.; her parents, James and Katie Alloway Ray; her son, John Earl Wright, jr.; and her siblings, George Ray, Elmer Ray, Gladys Ray Nubson, Damon Ray and Otis Ray. She is survived by her son, James Ray Wright and wife Ileen; one sister, Loma Jean House; five grandchildren, Gerri Regan, Joyce Caygill, Deborah Wright, James Wright II and David Wright; six great-grandchildren; a special friend, Exona Martin; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will be in the Cumberland Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Meals on Wheels Program, c/o Corbin Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 1087, Corbin, KY 40702.

Written expressions of sympathy may be made to the family by logging on to: www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.

Notice entered Tuesday, October 21, 2003.


     

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