Peggy B. Wright

Published 5:06 pm Thursday, March 12, 2015

FRANKLIN—Peggy Barnes Wright, 89, widow of Jimmy Wright, passed away on March 10, 2015, after several years of declining health.

Survivors include three sons, Jim (Lorelee), Barky (Kathy) and Stephen (Sandy); three grandchildren, Catherine Anne Wright, Amanda W. Burns (Colin) and Jack Wright; one great-grandchild, Connor Burns; one sister, Nellie B. Eastridge (Roby); and one brother, Jimmy B. Barnes (Judy).

She was predeceased by two sisters, Susie Rambo and Jackie Barker; and one brother, Tommy Barnes; and her parents, Thomas and Jessie Barnes.

She was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, and had lived in Marion, Wytheville and Damascus, Virginia, before residing in Franklin, Virginia, for the last 66 years.

She attended Emory and Henry College and was a former nurse, and a former owner of Wright Funeral Home in Franklin.

She was laid to rest in a private graveside service on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Poplar Spring Cemetery in Franklin.

The family would like to thank everyone at Southampton Memorial Hospital for their great care of our mother and especially to her caregiver and friend Tonya Hunter.