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Funeral services held for Daniel Wright

Funeral services for Daniel “Dan” Van Wright, 69, were held March 22 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Craft Cemetery at Mayking.

A son of the late Andrew and Lula Stapleton Wright, he was born in Letcher County. He died March 19 at his home at Mayking. He was a brother of R.C. Wright, Glenn Wright, Hazel Fugate, Betty Dicks, and Elizabeth Grubbs.

Surviving are his wife, Juanita Wright; two sons, Andrew Wright and wife Michelle, Mayking; and John Daniel Wright, Hazard; six daughters, Tammie Isom and husband Johnny, Margaret Fugate and husband Phil, and Amanda Bentley and husband Todd, all of Mayking; Dianna Moore and husband Howard, Beaver Dam; Judy McBee and husband Charlie, Greenville, S.C.; and Melody Wright, Craft’s Colly; three brothers, Jim Wright, Dry Ridge; Andy Wright, Jenkins; and Delano Wright, Mayking; four sisters, Martha Wampler, Lexington; Peggy Wampler, Raleigh, N.C.; Vena Wright, Dry Ridge; and Judy Coffman, Florence; 22 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

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