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Mrs. Betty Jo Kerzan Wright, Green Co., KY (1926-2012)

She was a native of Indiana and the matriarch of a large, respected Green County, KY, family. She leaves 23 direct living descendants. She had made a profession of faith and was a member of the Greensburg Church of the Holy Redeemer. She retired from Fruit of the Loom
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Mrs. Betty Jo Kerzan Wright was born November 13, 1926 in Becknell, Indiana to the late Anton and Grace Tate Kerzan. She departed this life Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg, KY, having attained the age of eighty-six years and four days.

Funeral services were held at Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at 1pmCT, at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY, with Father Christopher Catesby Clay officiating. Interment is in Bethlehem Cemetery.


Mrs. Betty Jo Kerzan Wright, Green Co., KY (1926-2012)

Mrs. Betty Jo Kerzan Wright was born Saturday, November 13, 1926 in Becknell, Knox County, IN. She was the daughter of the late Anton and Grace Tate Kerzan. She departed this life Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, KY, having attained the age of 86 years and 4 days.

She had made a profession of faith and was a member of the Greensburg Church of the Holy Redeemer. She retired from Fruit of the Loom.

She was united in marriage to John "Wish" Wright, who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by one brother: Leo Kerzan and two sisters: Mary Thomas and Clella Hepp.

She is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters and sons in law: Peggy and Davis Rose and Nancy and Robert Price of Greensburg, KY; and Debbie and Tom Edwards of Harrodsburg, KY

  • One sister: Georgia Schaack of Marion, Illinois.

  • Six grandchildren: Amy and Mark Milby, Lisa and Ricky Moran, Tommy and Amy Edwards, Robbie and Christy Price, John Paul Price and Ashley Edwards

  • Fourteen great grandchildren
The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the March of Dimes, the local food pantry, Greensburg Church of the Holy Redeemer. The Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W. Court Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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