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OBIT: Mrs. Jane Wright Of Kingsport, Tennessee

Mrs. Jane Wright of Kingsport, Tennessee died at 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon June 18, 2017 at the Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital. She was 77.

Graveside services and interment were conducted Thursday morning June 22nd at 11 a.m. E.S.T. from the Berry’s Highland Memorial Cemetery on Kingston Pike in Knoxville. The Rev. J. Thomas Phillips officiated. The Wright family had calling hours on Wednesday evening at the Hamlett-Dodson Funeral Home in Kingsport.

Born Jane Hutchison in Knoxville on April 18, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William Douglas and Martha Burgin Hutchison.

Mrs. Wright was a graduate of Knoxville High School and a graduate of the University of Tennessee.

For many years she was a speech and hearing therapist for the Knoxville County School System and later the Kingsport City School System.

Mrs. Wright was a member of the Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church in Kingsport where she taught Sunday School, was a member of the hand bell choir, served as chairman of the church women’s Martha Circle and also was a kindergarten teacher for the church.

Active in community volunteerism, she served on the board of directors of Kingsport Speech and Hearing Center, the Girls Club and was a member of the great book discussion group at Dobyns-Bennett High School and Kids Club.

Surviving is her husband, Flat Rock Community native Edward Wright of Kingsport; two daughters, Gail Henderson and husband Don of Moline, Illinois, Kay McAbee and husband Tony of Spartanburg, South Carolina; two grandsons, Sam Henderson and Drew McAbee; brother, Bill Hutchison of Jasper, Georgia and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Dwin Kemp Wright of the Flatrock Community.

This notice provided as a courtesy to the Wright Family.