Barbara Wright

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NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. — Barbara Ann "Missy" Wright, age 39 of New Tazewell, TN, went home to be with the Lord May 31, 2014 at the UT Medical Center, Knoxville, TN. She was born May 25, 1975 the daughter of the late Everett "Nut" Wright and Charlotte Lynch Wright. She was a member of the Head of Barron Missionary Baptist Church. Missy worked for the Claiborne Co. Sheriff's Department and Grainger Co. Sheriff's Department.

She was preceded in death by her father, Everett Wright, grandparents: Clayton and Trula Lynch, Ray and Oakie Wright, uncles George Lynch, Tommy Wright and Coy Mink.

She is survived by her mother: Charlotte Lynch Wright, several aunts, uncles and cousins and many friends including lifelong special friend David Painter.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Head of Barren Missionary Baptist Church 597 Mountain Road, New Tazewell, TN from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00am on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the church with Rev. Jackie Day, Robert Simmons and Mike Workman officiating. Music will be provided by David Painter. Burial will follow in the Irish Memorial Gardens, New Tazewell, TN.

Pallbearers: Rusty Davis, Nick Wright, Glenn Berry, Scott Lynch, Doug Berry, Chris Robbins, Mark Mink, Dennis Winkler and Mark Woody.

Honorary Pallbearers: Zane Mills, Roger Winkler and David Sutton.

Green Hills Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

Published in The Harlan Daily Enterprise from June 3 to June 4, 2014