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Margaret J. Johnson Wright, 46. Burkesville, KY (1968-2015)

She was a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Cumberland County, KY, at the time of her death. Her husband of over 28 years, Wendell Wright, survives. She leaves two direct living descendants. Her family includes relatives in Adair, Cumberland, and other points in Kentucky and elsewhere.
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Mrs. Margaret Jane Johnson Wright, age 46, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 3pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Dr. Mark Shelton officiating. The family will receive friends after 1pmCT on Saturday until the funeral hour.

Mrs. Margaret Jane Johnson Wright, 46. Burkesville, KY (1968-2015)

She was born in McDonald, Pennsylvania on Sunday, July 14, 1968, the daughter of J. B. and Helen Cramer Johnson. She died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Bowling Green, Warren County, KY, at the age of 46 years, 10 months, and 12 days.

She was of Christian faith and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Jim and Bertha Booher Johnson; her maternal grandparents, Stewart and Margaret Cramer; her uncles, Henry Johnson and Ronnie Cramer; and her aunts, Barbara Willets, Donna Barbaryke and Cassie Craft.

She is survived by her husband, Wendell Wright of Burkesville, KY, whom she married on Friday, November 7, 1986, and the following:
  • Her daughter: Danielle Wright of Burkesville, KY
  • Her brothers and sisters: James Randall (and Cathy) Johnson of Madisonville, KY; Steven (and Jean) Johnson of Columbia, KY; James Allen Johnson of Burkesville, KY; Jennie (and Alan) Daniel of Fair Hope, Alabama; Charlotte Johnson, Kenneth (and Tammy) Johnson, Keith (and Annie) Johnson, all of Burkesville, KY
  • Her grandson: Jaxson Wright
  • Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and in-laws
  • Special friends: Beverly Alexander and Rachel Stinson.
Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Margaret Jane Johnson Wright

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangments.

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