August 1, 1945 - December 30, 2021
**DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE COMMITTAL SERVICE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2022 AT 11:00 A.M. AT THE WRIGHT FAMILY CEMETERY, DICKENSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA. CASTLEWOOD, VIRGINIA – Joann Wright, 76, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Virginia. She was born in Roaring Fork, Virginia; daughter of the late Jonas and Ethel Hughes Jessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Jerry Wright; one son, William Douglas Wright; five brothers, James Jessee, Dee Jessee, Billy Jessee, Wayne Jessee, and Richard Jessee; four sisters, Thelma McMillian, Peggy Plummer, Bessie Grizzle, and Bonetta Jessee; and one son-in-law, Dewey Salyer. Joann was a member of Ervin’s Chapel Freewill Baptist Church and Bearwallow Freewill Baptist Church. She loved Ralph Stanley and cooking, especially making great homemade fudge candy. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is survived by her four daughters, Rebecca Evans and husband, James of Boonville, Indiana, Joetta Wright and fiancé, Stephen Angles of Bluefield, Virginia, Karen Whitney and husband, Greg of Boonville, Indiana, and Jennifer Salyer of Abingdon, Virginia; one son, Jerry Wayne Wright and wife, Kim of Castlewood, Virginia; one sister, Dorothy Wright of Dante, Virginia; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Joann Wright will be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, Virginia with Rev. Marvin Dockery officiating. Committal Services and Interment will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 3, 2022, at Wright Family Cemetery, Long Ridge Road, Dickenson County, Virginia. Family and Friends will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery leaving at 10:15 a.m., Monday. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Due to COVID-19, the family requests those attending the Visitation and Services to wear a mask and practice social distancing. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood, Virginia. Online condolences may be sent to the Wright family through our website at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. The funeral service will be available for viewing on our website following the service. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
**DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE COMMITTAL SERVICE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2022 AT 11:00 A.M. AT THE WRIGHT FAMILY CEMETERY, DICKENSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA. CASTLEWOOD, VIRGINIA – Joann Wright, 76, passed away... View Obituary & Service Information
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