Mrs. Vestalene (Wray) Wright of the Leslie Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky having attained the age of 81 years, 2 month, and 22 days. She was born in the Hegira Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky, on Monday, October 14, 1940, the daughter of Vernor Roscoe and Pearl Mae (Thacker) Wray. She was of the Baptist Faith, member of the Mt. Pisgah United Baptist Church, seamstress for Bob Evans, Suttons, and finally retiring from OshKosh, farmer, and a homemaker.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Weldon Wright, whom she wed on Tuesday, May 19, 1959, sisters, Vocal Wray, Opal Powell, Martana Groce, Betty Blythe, Brothers, Grant Wray, Otis Wray, James Wray, Howard Wray, Russell Wray, granddaughter, Mollie Jo Watson.
She is survived by her children, Connie (& Gary) White of Burkesville, Kentucky, Danny (& Lesia) Wright of Burkesville, Kentucky, Carol (& Franklin) Martin of Hardyville, Kentucky, James W. “Jay” (& Tammy) Wright of Hegira, Kentucky, Justin Wright of Burkesville, Kentucky, siblings, Armond H. Wray of Burkesville, Kentucky, sister-in-law, Linda (& Nathan) Basil of Glasgow, Kentucky, grandchildren, Leslie (& Mark) Vibbert, Tyler Wright, Bethany (& Rachel) Davidson, Dalton (& Heidi) Morgan, Brooklyn (& Chase) Anderson, Haley Wright, Isabella Wright, Avalyn Wright, Carter Wright, great-grandchildren, Brayden Vibbert, Jase Anderson, Annabel Wright, special grandchildren, C.J. Brown, Cliffton Brown, Mary Brown, Maggie Brown, and a host of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mrs. Vestalene (Wray) Wright was conducted on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Flowers, and Bro. Thomas Smith officiating. Casket bearers were Gary White, Franklin Martin, Mark Vibbert, Tyler Wright, Chase Anderson, Dalton Morgan, C.J. Brown, Justin Wright. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Powell, Johnny Powell, Buddy Wray, Jamie Wray, Ricky Wray, Timmy Wray, Troy Wray, Rondal Wray, Charlie Wray, Robert Wray, Joe Wray, Dale Wray, Edwards Arms. Burial was in the Bow School House Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences www.norris-new.com.
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