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Betty Lou Wright

Portrait of Betty Lou Wright

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, 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