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Emma

Trudy

Wright

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November 30, 2022

Emma Gertrude "Trudy" Dawson Wright, 80 years old, of Covington, Virginia passed away peacefully on November 30th, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Trudy was born on September 6th, 1942, in Alleghany County, Virginia to Joseph and Mary Dawson. Trudy was preceded in death by her father Joseph Dawson, her mother Mary Dawson, her brothers, Bobby and Billy, and her sister Dorothy “Dot”. Trudy was a homemaker who was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and cooking all of their favorite foods for Sunday dinner. She loved to spoil her grandkids and great grandkids who she loved unconditionally. She loved gardening and canning and decorating her home for the holidays. She enjoyed bluegrass festivals and beach vacations. She was known to play a few rounds of rummy with her grandkids and taught them the art of “sand bagging.” She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband of many years, Abraham “Abe” Wright, her siblings John “Johnny” Dawson, Russell "Dean" Dawson and his wife, Teressa and Linda Wright. she also leaves behind her children John Wright and wife Carolyn of Falling Springs, Alvin Wright, of Potts Creek, Virginia, Lorrine Humphries and her husband Roger of Potts Creek, Virginia, Grady Wright and his wife Bridgette of Potts Creek, Virginia, her many grandchildren including Meg, Laura, Jack and his wife Rachel, TJ, Kayla and partner Chuck Harlow, Heather and partner Sean, Josh and his fiancé JoAnna, Alivia, Rowan, Hillary and Ashton Downer, her great grandchildren Kensi, Jordan, Kimber, Jane, Aubrey, and Ellie as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends, including Sharon Wright and Pat Tucker. A funeral service is being held on Sunday December 4, 2022, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Pastor Michael Landis officiating. The interment will follow in Lone Star Cemetery. The family will receive their friends on Saturday December 3, 2022, from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be TJ Wright, Jack Wright, Josh Wright, Benny Lancaster, Brandon Jackson, & Jesse Wright. Alternative Pallbearers will be Laura Wright, and Heather Wright. The funeral arrangement are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.
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Lone Star Cemetery

6102 Potts Creek Rd., Covington, VA 24426

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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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