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Betty Powell Wright is buried in Florida

Funeral services for Betty Powell Wright, 73, of Palatka, Fla., were held July 2. Burial was in the Palatka Memorial Gardens.

Born in Letcher County, she had been a resident of Palatka for 35 years. She was the widow of Roscoe Adams, Warren Powell Jr., and Hurshell Wright.

Mrs. Wright was a registered nurse and had worked at Putnam Memorial Hospital and retired from Putnam Community Medical Center, both in Palatka, in 1995. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Interlachen, Fla., and Senior Friends. She had been a vice president of volunteers at Putnam Community Medical Center.

She died June 30 after a long illness.

Surviving are a son, Steve Adams and wife Libby, Palatka; a brother, Phillip Finley, and a sister, Jewel Spredling, both of Orange Springs, Fla.; two grandchildren, Stephen Adams and wife Amber and Chris Roberts; and a great-grandson, Cole Anthony Roberts.

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