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Opal Wright, 76, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2015)

She was a retired employee of Taylor Regional Hospital and a member of Campbellsville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a native of Taylor County, KY and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Bennett and Rhoda Hunt Bennett and the widow of Veachel Wright, her husband of over 36 years. She leaves 12 direct living descendants.
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Opal Wright of Campbellsville, KY died at 9:42pmET, Thursday, August 20, 2015 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral service will be at 2pmCT/3pmET, Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Wayne Brooks. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be after 11amCT/12pmNoonET, Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.



Opal Wright, 76, Campbellsville, KY (1938-2015)


Opal Wright was the daughter of the late Samuel Bennett and Rhoda Hunt Bennett. She was born September 16, 1938 in Taylor County, KY. She died Thursday, August 20, 2015 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 76 years, 11 months, and four days.

She was a retired employee of Taylor Regional Hospital.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She united in marriage to Veachel Wright December 21, 1956. He preceded her in death October 9, 1993.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and two daughters: Jeff Wright and wife, Donna; Sue Ann Wheatley and husband, Barry; and Cindy Gabehart and husband, Tony

  • Six grandchildren: Cory Wright and wife, Chelsea; Lindsay Franklin and husband, Andrew; Brennan Wheatley, Caden Wheatley and Blase' Wheatley, all of Campbellsville, KY; and Olivia Gabehart of Nashville, TN

  • Three great-grandchildren

  • One sister: Shelby Moore of Greensburg, KY
  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

    She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Frances Knopp and Beulah Quinn and one half-sister, May Bell.

    Send condolences to the family of Opal Wright

    Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home 418 Lebanon Avenue, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

    Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at the funeral home.


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