Corene Wright

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 28, 2009

Corene M. Wright
WAVERLY—Corene Morgan West Wright, 85, died Feb. 26, 2009, at MCV Hospital in Richmond.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1923 near Holland.
She was the daughter of the late Junius J. and Bettie Vaughan Morgan.
She was the widow of Landon May West, who died Sept. 16, 1982.
Survivors include her husband, James P. Wright; a daughter Mary West Geist and husband Jude of Emporia; a son, L. Mack West and wife Tanya of Waverly; four grandchildren, Hannah Claire Geist, Jude Geist Jr., Brittany Renee West and Landon Scott West.
She was predeceased by a brother, Jimmie McClenney.
Mrs. Wright was a member of the Waverly Congregational Christian Church and had worked as a telephone operator for C&P Telephone for 33 years.
She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and Grammy.
A funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Purviance Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home in Wakefield.
Burial will follow in the Waverly Cemetery in Waverly.
The family was to receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and at other times at the residence of Mack and Tanya West, 28461 Sussex Dr., Waverly, VA 23890.
Memorial donations may be made to the Waverly Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 583, Waverly, VA 23890.
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