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Ruth Downey Wright
Date of Death or Service Nov 15, 2015
Ruth Downey Wright

   There are two funeral services planned. The first will be on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with her sons-in-law, Elwood Carpenter and Farris Tidwell officiating. Visitation with the family will begin on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Her remains will be forwarded to the Shrine of Remembrance Funeral Home in Colorado Springs, CO for her second service on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Shrine Remembrance with Bro. Gordon Shields officiating.  Visitation with the family there will begin on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Place of rest will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs, CO.
   Mrs. Wright, age 92, of Burns, TN died November 13, 2015 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville,TN.
   She was born May 4, 1923 in Illinois and was the daughter for the late Clay  and Lillie Foe Downey. Mrs.Wright had worked for the apparel department stores, Montgomery Ward and J.C. Penny. where she was a head cashier.  She attended services at the White Bluff Church of Christ. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Milburn Wright; her son, Michael Clayton Wright. She and her late husband were long time residents of Colorado Springs.
   She is survived by her 2 Daughters, Marilyn Carpenter and her husband, Elwood of Burns, TN, and Caroline Tidwell and her husband, Farris of Burns, TN; sister, Wilma Bennett of Colorado Springs, CO; 5 grandchildren, Kevin Natterstad, Lynette Greer, Kimberly Pierce, Janette Daugherty, Cory Tidwell; 14 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.


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