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Linnie (Sapp) Wright
December 4, 1918 ~ January 18, 2023 (age 104) 104 Years Old
Linnie Sapp Wright, of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Casey County Hospital. She was 104.
Born on December 4, 1918, she was a daughter of the late John Quincy and Lillie Savannah Rich Sapp. Linnie was founder and owner of Wright Implement, formerly ran a grocery store, and was also a homemaker. Linnie was truly the matriarch of her family.
She is survived by a son, Ronald (Pauline) Wright of Liberty; three daughters, Juanita (the late Wendell) Delp of Liberty, Frieda Verona (the late Ronnie) Atwood of Mt. Washington, and Deborah (Eddie) Wesley of Liberty; a daughter-in-law, Mabel Wright; a brother, Lloyd Sapp of Louisville; and a sister, Roseanna Adams of Pellyton. Other survivors include ten grandchildren, Cheri (Shannon) White, Karen (Jim) Ellison, Keith (Nannette) Wright, Vicki (Dean) Huff, Brent (Belinda) Atwood, Brian (Nikki) Wright, Tracie (Todd) Hoskins, Jonathan (Kristy) Wilkerson, Jamie (Kara) Wilkerson, and Alex (Kristy) Wesley; twenty-five great-grandchildren; and twelve great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Wright, who passed away on December 14, 1989; two sons, Russell O. Wright and Murrell Quincy Wright; an infant daughter; three brothers, Ernie S. Sapp, Benjamin Wilburn Sapp, and William Arnold Sapp; and two sisters, Biner Marie Hayes and Verlene Sapp Adams.
The family wishes to thank four special caretakers for their dedication to Mrs. Wright: Teresa Burton, Yvette McQueary, Peggy Rich, and Jan Coleman.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Cochran and Bro. Gary Lavender officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 21, 2023, and from 9:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Keith Wright, Brent Atwood, Brian Wright, Jonathan Wilkerson, Jamie Wilkerson, and Shannon White.
Arrangements for Mrs. Linnie Wright are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.