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Lou Vera Wright, 99, Greensburg, KY (1919-2019)

Mrs. Lou Vera Wright of Greensburg, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Green Hill Rehab & Care Center. She was 99 years old.

The funeral services for Lou Vera Wright will be conducted at 11amCT on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Bro. Wilburn Bonta and Bro. Walter Wayne Milby will be officiating.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Tuesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT on Wednesday until time for the funeral service.

Mrs. Lou Vera Wright of Greensburg, Kentucky, formerly of the Black Gnat Community, daughter of the late Walter Mays and Margaret Wright Mays, was born on Monday, October 6, 1919 in Green County, Kentucky and departed this life on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Green Hill Rehab & Care Center. She was 99 years, 9 months, and 29 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member at the Beech Grove Baptist Church. She was a retired Fruit of the Loom employee, and she was also a Homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ream "RB" Wright on July 4, 2004 having united in marriage on January 21, 1939.

Survivors include two sons and two daughters-in-law: Ottis and Barbara Wright, Billy and Shirley Wright all of Campbellsville; a daughter and son-in-law: Sherry and Jeff Clark of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Phyllis Williams, Greta Wright, Stephanie Kidd, Shayla Clark all of Campbellsville, Jeremy Clark of Kansas, and Lydia Corey of Springfield; nine great grandchildren: Christopher Williams, Victoria Kidd, Karsyn Kidd, Nikki Clark, Kayley Clark, Jeremiah Clark, Isaiah Clark, Maci Corey and Madlyn Corey; one step great grandchild; two sisters: Arvel Vanarsdall and Nona Faye Simpson of Greensburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Lou Vera Wright was also preceded in death by four sisters: two infants, Claudine Bonta and Irene Milby; and three brothers: Harris Mays, Cecil Mays and Clodus Mays.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideon Bibles, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Dillard Vanarsdall, Sammy Bonta, Jerry Mays, Jeremy Clark, Keith Mays, Larry Simpson, Leslie Milby Roger Simpson

Honorary Pallbearers: Mendel Milby, Donnie Mays, Gary Mays, Phillip Mays, Kenny Mays, Ronald Bonta

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences log onto:

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Lou Vera Wright, 99, Greensburg, KY (1919-2019)

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