Volume 53, Number 34

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 25, 2016

Obituaries

Marie Velair Wright Smith
November 20, 1945 - November 14, 2013

LIVINGSTON--Marie Velair Wright Smith, 67, Overton Co. Nursing Home in Livingston and a former resident of Oak Grove Rd., Monroe, TN. passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at the Overton Co. Nursing Home.
She was born Nov. 20, 1945 in Pickett Co. to the late Estel and Eddy Ordean Byrd Wright. Ms. Smith was a beautician, a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Monroe and lived most of her life in Pickett Co.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by three brothers, Billy, Fred and Dwayne Wright.
Survivors include two sisters, Alma Solek and husband Ken and Charity Kennedy and husband Dean; brother, Glen Wright, all of Monroe. Also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Oak Grove Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Flowers officiating and burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenny Harp, Ralph Harp, Bryan Wright, Fred Wright, Darrel Kennedy and Dudley Kennedy. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

TOP STORIES

PCK-8 welcomes TN's First Lady - Our Pre-K students enjoyed a very special guest this morning as the First Lady of Tennessee, Crissy ... Keep Reading

Commission approves architect for jail construction project - The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on August 15th with all commissioners presen... Keep Reading

Update given on water line installations - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, August 8, 2016 a... Keep Reading