Betty V. Wright

July 17, 1938August 1, 2018

Betty V. Wright, 80, of Forney, formerly of Paris, passed away Wednesday, August 01, 2018, at Three Forks Senior Living in Forney. The family will receive friends at Bright-Holland Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 3rd, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Services will follow at the Evergreen Chapel at 1:30 p.m. with her brother, Danny Knight officiating. Mrs. Wright, the daughter of Bud & Ethel Hall Knight, was born July 17, 1938, in Paris. She attended school in Wichita Falls. While she and her husband lived in Paris she was a teacher’s aide and substitute teacher for the Paris Independent School District and the Chisum School District. Betty was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. On June 25, 1956, she married William H. “Bill” Wright, building fifty-three years of family and memories before his death on Oct. 24, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a great grandchild, Sloane Rodrigue. Survivors include two daughters; Rebecca “Becky” Rhodes & husband Kyle of Rockwall and Beth Spinks & husband Allen of Heartland, grandchildren; Billy Rhodes, Casey Rhodes, Laura Rodrigue & husband Matt, and Allycen Kent & husband Dustin, great grandchildren; Sylas Kent, Liam Rodrigue, Gehrig Kent, Sadie Kent and Magnolia Rodrigue, a sister, Kathy Hall & husband Jim, and a brother, Danny Knight & wife Lyne along with several nieces & nephews and a host of friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations, in memory of Mrs. Wright be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at or 1-800-272-3900.


  • Visitation Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 3, 2018

Betty V. Wright

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