|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 1998|
DEATH: Parke Wright
ASHLAND, Ky. - Parke Wright, 81, formerly of Tarpon, Va., died at King's Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, Ky., Wednesday, January 21, 1998. A native of Dickenson County, he was a son of the late Rufus and Betty Whitt Wright. He was a retired coal miner and a member of United Mine Workers of America. He also was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Panama Canal Zone, and he was a member of Clintwood Masonic Lodge No. 66. Survivors include: his wife, Elsie Hay Wright; a daughter, Rosemary Colley of Ashland; a sister, Eula Wright Newberry, of Greenville, Tenn.; two granddaughters, Kimberly and Rebecca Colley, both of Ashland. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, January 24, at Haysi Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Vitatoe. Burial will follow in the Wright Family Cemetery, Tarpon, Va.
Pallbearers will be Lynn Colley, R.C. Hay, Gary Dingus, Homer Bowen, Emil Artrip and Jessie Deel. Dickenson County VFW 8979 and DAV Chapter 35 will conduct military graveside rites.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Haysi Funeral Home where Clintwood Masonic Lodge 66 will conduct a service at 7 p.m.
Jonathan Wesley Wright (1887 - 1957)
Betty Elizabeth Whitt Wright (1894 - 1969)
Elsie F. Hay Wright (1924 - 2012)*
Chloe Wright Willis (1911 - 1994)*
Garnie Wright (1913 - 1914)*
Stewart Wright (1913 - 1942)*
Parke Wright (1916 - 1998)
Garland Wright (1919 - 1944)*
Eula Agnes Wright Newberry (1923 - 2007)*
Created by: Marcus Whitt
Record added: May 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69269726
Added: Dec. 30, 2011