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Franklin Wright dies at 77

Funeral services for Franklin Delano Wright, 77, of Mayking, were held June 14 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Craft Cemetery at Mayking.

Born in Letcher County to the late Andy and Lula Stapleton Wright, he died June 11 at Mayking.

He was the father of the late Patrick Wright and Matthew Wright, and a brother of the late Dan Wright, Elizabeth Grubbs, Betty Dicks and Hazel Fugate, and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Wright; two brothers, Andrew Wright of Jenkins and Jim Wright of Williamstown; four sisters, Vena Wright of Williamstown, Judy Coffman of Florence, Peggy Wampler of North Carolina, and Martha Wampler of Lexington; three grandchildren, Patrick, Aberum and Emily; and two great-grandchildren, Calie Beth and Levi Gabe.

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