Mrs. Ella Mae Wright of Campbellsville was born on May 17, 1955 in Adair County and passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at her home. Daughter of the late Edwin “Tootie” Tarter and Martha Taylor, she was 64 years, 7 months, and 10 days of age. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith. She loved music and enjoyed singing, especially at church. If she wasn’t playing Rook with her friends or family, she was often found socialising at Druthers restaurant.
She leaves to mourn her passing:
Two children: Angela Escudero and fiance Chava Secundino of Columbia, and Gary Wright and companion Cherita Wright of Campbellsville,
Eight siblings: Danny Tarter, Andy Tarter, Carolyn Tarter, Charles Tarter, Rosa Tarter, Terry Tarter, Peggy Tarter, and Coda Tarter,
Four grandchildren: Tommie Escudero, Juan Escudero, Karson Wright, Kayidian Wright,
Three great-grandchildren: Isabella, Khloe, and Gracie,
And a host of other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her husband: Gary Wright; a son: Willaim Clavis Wright; and two siblings: David Tarter and Linda Ford.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Wright on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 4:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 30, after 2:00 PM until time for the service.
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