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Lila Mae Chastain Wright, 85, of Thomasville died at her residence Saturday, October 14, 2017 surrounded by her family. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 17 in the chapel of Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Robert McCoy will officiate. Active Pallbearers will be Chris Barfield, Derrick Barnes, Chris Gay, Mark Weaver, David Alderman and Jordan Ambrose. Born December 13, 1931 in Mitchell County, Georgia she the daughter of Frank and Julie Hatcher. Mrs. Wright was married to James Luther Wright and he preceded her in death on May 22, 2000. She retired after working over 35 years with Sunnyland Foods and was a member of Ione Freewill Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughters, Gail Johnson and her husband Bobby of Moultrie and Sue Barfield of Thomasville, Grandchildren: Chris Barfield (Michelle), Brandy Barnes (Derrick), Lisa Weaver (Mark), Brenda Alderman (David), Melissa Bennett (Rodney), Jodie Corbett (John) and Pam Adams, Great grandchildren; Kristi Ambrose (Jordan), Chelsea Roberts (C.J.), Kayla Gay (Chris), Regan Alderman, Peyton Alderman, Bowen Barfield, Brayden Barfield, Avery Barnes, Keeley Bennett and Bryson Bennett, Great-great-grandchildren; Riley Ambrose, Jace Ambrose, Cason Ambrose, Laiken Roberts, Gavin Roberts and Jon David Gay. She was preceded in death by a son, Allen Chastain and her brothers Roy Hatcher, Dallas Hatcher and Hubert Hatcher. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8 pm at Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home. Guests may sign the online register book at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 16, 2017
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