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Mary Hortense Wright
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Obituary for Mary Hortense Wright

Mary Hortense Garner Wright of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Clarence Garner and Cora Mann Garner, was born on Wednesday, July 6, 1938 in Russell County, Kentucky and departed this life on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital. She was 79 years, 7 months, and 5 days of age.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Grider Chapel United Methodist Church in Russell County. She was also a machine operator for the former Jan Mar Company.
She united in marriage to Charles David Wright on November 26, 1960 who preceded her in death on February 5, 2016.
Survivors include a son: David Owen Wright and his companion, Tammy DeSpain both of Summersville; two grandchildren: Chasity Michelle Deering of Loretto, and Ryan Sanders of Campbellsville; four great-grandchildren: Brianna Michelle Sanders of Campbellsville, Khloe Deering, Isabella Spalding, and Braxton Spalding all of Loretto; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Milby was also preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers: Francis Sullivan, Margie Dykes, Nanny Dykes, Cecil Back, Hazel Green, Dennis Garner, and Jesse Garner.
The funeral services for Mary Hortense Garner Wright will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Central Time, Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Twyman Davis officiating.
Visitation is requested from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M., Central Time, Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7 A.M., Saturday until time of the funeral service.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Family Burial Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
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Public Visitation




4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time





10:00 AM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Cemetery

1096 Grab Rd
Greensburg, KY 42743


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