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Edward Wright dies at 76



Edward F. “Eb” Wright, 76, died October 21 at his residence at Payne Gap.

A son of the late Joshua and Ida Mullins Wright, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Alan Wright.

Surviving are his wife, Jane Allene Webb Wright; a son, Michael Wright of Neon; a daughter, Edwina Shepherd and husband Donnie of Dry Fork; two brothers, Jack Wright and Jay Wright, both of Jackhorn; three sisters, Rose Adams of Haymond, Hannah Faye Adams of Mayking, and Julia Ryan of Banner; six grandchildren, Jordan Holbrook, Kristian Holbrook, Dylan Wright, Devin Shepherd, Dylan Shepherd and Shealee Shepherd; and a great-grandchild, Kieran Holbrook.

Funeral services were held October 24 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Wright family cemetery at Neon.



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