Pennyrile Deaths April 5, 1999
Debra Sue Wright, 43, Hopkinsville, died at 6:20 p.m. Friday at the Regional Medical Center, Madisonville, of natural causes.
Services were scheduled for 1 this afternoon at the Life Tabernacle Church, with the Rev. Gerald R. Adams officiating. Burial was to follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Tucker Funeral Home, Central City, was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Wright; a brother, Larry Reynolds, Drakesboro; her stepmother, Betty Lear, Powderly and a grandmother, Ruth Wigging, Greenville.


Funeral services for Elizabeth OLIVER WRIGHT, 90, of Cadiz will be conducted on Feb 4, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the Goodwin Funeral Home.
The Rev. O.D. Boyd will officiate the services. Burial will follow in the Wall Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mrs. Wright died on Feb 1 at Shady Lawn Nursing Center of natural causs.
Mrs. Wright was born on Oct 29, 1907. She was the daughter of the late Milton and Cynthia Pearl DuPass Oliver.
Mrs. Wright was a homemaker and a nurses aide. She was a member of the East Cadiz Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis WRIGHT, Sr, three sons, Carrol Franklin WRIGHT, Francis WRIGHT, Jr, Coy WRIGHT; three brothers, Hadley OLIVER, Okie OLIVER and Roy OLIVER; and six grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, Roy WRIGHT of Cadiz, two daughters, Anna Pearl POWELL, OF Decautr, Ill and Betty EMERY of Cadiz; a sister, Mildred FOX of Henderson; 19 grandchildren; and sever great grand children.
Pallbearers will be Eugene Powell, David Powell, Michael Powell, Donald Blakely, Roger Schwartz, Davis Maddox.
Music will be provided by Mae Perdue, organist.
Cadiz Record Feb 04, 1998


Death of John T. Wright
Death came to John t. WRIGHT at the home of his parents, a few miles from this city, Saturday night, "like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field."
Months ago the illness came upon him. He fought disease for awhile bu tthe sick bed was awaiting him and then the grave. A few weeks since he was removed from the home of his brother in this city to the paternal roof, and there he lingered till the last.
Sunday afternoon his friends gathered around the mound where they laid him on the "lone couch of his everlasting sleep." The death of the young is always sad, and we prefer to remember our friend as he was. Appareled in the nobility of youth, full of vigor and meanhood, with a heart full of good humor and a soul brimming with honest motives, he was a universal favorite and rewarded the love of his friends by a life of fidelity and usefulness. He enjoyed influential business relations and will be missed from the commercial circles of our city. He was a man whom none disliked and few failed to love.
The deceased was born March 23, 1861 and was in his 26th year at the time of his death. In September, 1882, he opened a clothing store at the corner of Seventh and Main and was unusually successful in his business. His funeral was preached by Rev. J.U. Spurlin.
Hopkinsville New Era Feb 1887

William Wright
Name Of The Man Killed By Cars Near Dawson
The man who was struck by an I C train near Dawson last Friday and fatally injured was identified as William Wright, a miner at the Crabtree mines. Wright's head was crushed. He was taken to the railroad company's depot at Dawson shortly after the accident and later was removed to his home in Crabtree, where he died about 11 o'clock Saturday night. He was about 50 years old and leaves a family.
Hopkinsville Kentuckian - Nov 1900

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