Obituary: Wright, Betty Lou

Betty Lou Wright Obit
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Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 4:03 PM EST
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Betty Lou Wright, 90, of Williamstown, passed away Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023, at her daughter Sharyn’s house in Gilbert, WV.

She was born in Piney, WV, on September 6, 1932, to parents Nelson and Bertha Nolan. Betty grew up in Williamstown and was the seventh of twelve children.

She married the love of her life, Howard Wright, on November 24, 1951. They were married for 45 years before he preceded her in death. Betty was a caregiver at the Washington County Home in Marietta. She enjoyed watching the Kardashians, and the Price is Right with Bob Barker.

Betty is survived by her sons Michael (Becky), and Rick (Beverly) Wright and daughter Sharyn (Stanley) Hendricks. Grandchildren; Bradly Theobald, Megan Brumbaugh, Justin (Eve) Wright, Charity (Jay) Wilhelm, Aaron (Louisa) Wright; Step grandchildren Anthony (Shasta) Hendricks, Alisha (Alan) Toler, and nine great-grandchildren. Siblings: Junior Nolan, Shirley Roton, and Roger (Cindy) Nolan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband Howard, grandson Donovan Wright, and eight siblings.

Funeral services will be held at McClure Schafer Lankford Funeral Home on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 3:00 PM, with Roger Rush officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00-3:00. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.  Messages of sympathy may be sent at