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James

Marshall

Wright

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September 26, 2017

James Marshall Wright, 89 of Moss Run, entered the gates of heaven September 26, 2017 with his immediate family at his bedside Mr. Wright was born May 19, 1928 in Alleghany County the son of the Late Dolphus and Nannie Belle Wright. There were eleven siblings in Mr. Wright's family; preceding him in death were Brothers, Walter Wright, Donald Wright, Daniel Wright, Lawrence Wright, Russell Wilson, Sisters Jewell Tingler and Lucille Givens and sister-in-law Velda Farmer. He retired from Hercules after 28 years of service. Mr. Wright was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War. He was a faithful member of Grace Brethren Church. James was married to the late Bessie Campbell Wright for 62 years until her passing in 2011. He is survived by three children Rev. J. Lynn Wright and wife Michele of Valley Ridge, Cathy W. Kruse and husband Steve of Waverly, and Kevin E. Wright and wife Tammy of Clifton Forge. He rejoiced in the lives of four grandchildren D. Jarret Wright and wife Ashley, Sandi Kruse Fulp and Justin LeBlanc, Tiffany K. Turner and husband Cory, and Michael Kruse and wife Jackie. Also left to cherish the memory of their pops are twelve great grandchildren; Reagan Wright, Elizabeth Barfield, Timmy Barfield, and Dylan Barfield, Trevor Turner, Kira Turner, Forrest Fulp, Justin LeBlanc Jr., Mikey Kruse, Alexus Kruse, Isaak Kruse and Cora Kruse. There are two surviving sisters Rosetta Schumaker and Rachel McMullen of the Richmond Area. Surviving nephews and niece who were very dear to him are Garland Campbell and wife Carole of Moss Run, Berlin Campbell and wife Linda of Georgia, and Patricia Armentrout of Staunton, plus a number of nieces and nephews. The celebration of his life service will be held Friday September 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Price officiating. The interment will follow at Fletcher Chapel Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Norman Harris, Gary Malcom, Jim Simmons, Norman Thomas, and Rob Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be Henry Smith and the men of Grace Brethren Church. The family will receive their friends one hour prior to the service on Friday at Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made in Mr. Wright's name to Grace Brethren Church 2507 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington, VA 24426, or Mountain Regional Hospice Volunteers P.O. Box 637 Clifton Forge, VA 24422. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the Woodlands Health and Rehab Center and Mountain Regional Hospice for their loving care during a small part of his extended illness. Service Friday, September 29, 2017 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Friday, September 29, 2017 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 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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