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Bertha Mae Shepherd Wright


Bertha Mae Shepherd Wright age 60 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born November 29, 1958 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to the late Robie and Norma June Whitaker Shepherd. She was the wife of Hassel Wright, who survives.

Survivors also include one son, Hassel Curtis Wright of McCarr, Kentucky, two daughters, Norma Perkins and Leigh Stevens both of Salyersville, Kentucky, two brothers, Menifee Shepherd and Jesse James Shepherd both of Gunlock, Kentucky, three sisters, Mary Blanton of Johnson County, Kentucky, Maxine Wallen of Salyersville, Kentucky, and Rebecca Lamb of Breathitt County, Kentucky, and six grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Bertha is preceded in death by two brothers, Tony Shepherd and Holly Shepherd.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 pm Monday, April 22, 2019 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Tackett Cemetery at Mine Fork, Kentucky. 

Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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