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Jackie Wright services held

Funeral services for Jackie Wayne Wright, 73, of Mayking, were held July 26 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Craft Cemetery at Pine Creek.

A son of the late John Daniel and Flora “Granny” Flannery Wright, he was born at Mayking. He died July 23 at Pikeville Medical Center.

Mr. Wright was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Vietnam. He was also a retired coal miner.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Craft Wright; a son, Justin Wright of Mayking; a daughter, Nichole Stidham and husband Joe of Dry Fork; three brothers, Odell Wright of Clearwater, Fla., Linza “Fuzz” Wright of Somerset, and Robert “Red” Wright of Danville, Ill.; three sisters, Nina Branham of Nancy, and Evadean Branham and Lula Belle Caudill and husband Hubert, all of Mayking; and three grandchildren, Cheyanne Stidham, Emily Stidham and Jayden Wright.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred Wright and Denton Wright, and three sisters, Geneva Craft, Jeanette Hines and Inez Leach.

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