Helen Elizabeth "Betty" Bryan Wright, 77, of Elizabethtown, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at home with her family by her side.
She was raised in Lebanon Junction and was a proud member of the Bryan family, whose origins are in Colesburg. She is a graduate of the former St. Benedict High School and a member of St. James Catholic Church.
She had a happy heart and was rarely seen without a smile. She worked as a clerk at the former Beeler's Drug Store in Lebanon Junction. She provided abundant love and dedication to her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel H. Wright; her parents, John H. Bryan and Helen Bryan; and two infant brothers, James Bryan and Joseph Bryan.
Survivors include her daughter, Karen Wright of Elizabethtown; her son, John (aka Johnny) Wright, his wife Kristi, her grandchildren, Ellie, Audrey and Sydney Wright, all of Elizabethtown; her two sisters, Sue Beeler and Kathy (Bernie) Besse, all of Louisville; her brother, Glenn (Julie) Bryan of Lebanon Junction; and several nieces and nephews.
Her Mass of Christian burial is at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown with Father Michael Wimsatt officiating. Burial follows in St. James Cemetery in Elizabethtown.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
The family asks all who attend visitation wear a mask.
Her family requests memorial contributions be made to Mass of the Air, 1200 S. Shelby Street, Louisville, KY 40203, Hosparus Health of Central Kentucky, 105 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 or the St. James Catholic Church Television Ministry, 307 W. Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.
To leave an online condolence and to light a candle of remembrance, please visit trowbridgefh.com.
Trowbridge Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.
Published by The News-Enterprise from Sep. 23 to Sep. 28, 2021.