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William J. Wright

William Jackson Wright, 74, New Salisbury, died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
A native of Lebanon, Ky., he was the son of the late Joseph Thomas and Ruth Ann Lay Wright.
He was a retired driver for Bush Trucking Co. in New Salisbury and a Baptist.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Terry Wright; a daughter, Connie Jo Rakes; four brothers, James T., Charles E., David A. and Joseph Wright; and two sisters, Ruth White and Mildred Wright.
Survivors include his wife, the former Violet L. Clements; four daughters, Vickie Wright, Janice Gordon and Kathy Mattingly, all of Lebanon, Ky., and Verna Wright of Ellicott City, Md.; a stepson, Jerry Johnson of Paducah, Ky.; a stepdaughter, Judy Reeves of Paducah; a sister, Daisy Thomas of Alabama; a half brother, Fletcher Wright of Illinois; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, April 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey and Saturday, April 14, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Bosley Funeral Home in Lebanon, Ky.
Funeral: Sunday, April 15, at 2 p.m. at Bosley Funeral Home.

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