Joyce Ann McLamore Wright

Joyce Ann McLamore Wright, 77, of Athens, passed away Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, surrounded by her family.

Joyce was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 10, 1937.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Wright; parents, Lucille and Richard McLamore and Opal and Lawrence Brooks; and sister, Nella Joy Butler.

Joyce is survived by her children, Linn Sterrett, Gwen Summers and her husband, James, and Jennifer Meeker and her husband, Tracy; grandchildren, Benjamin Summers, Allison Cox, Emma Meeker, Jacob Meeker, and Noah Meeker; and great-grandchildren, Cody Cox, Dawson Cox, and Avary Summers.

The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support during this difficult time and to the doctors, nurses and Palliative Care at Park West Hospital for their excellent care.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, at Athens Church of Christ, which is located at 1016 North Avenue. An additional service will follow in her hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.

Joyce had special interests in the following organizations and donations may be made to these charities: Tennessee Children's Home, P.O. Box 10, Spring Hill, TN, 37174-0010; Christ Haven Children's Home, 4200 Keller Haslet Rd., Fort Worth, TX, 76422; Full Circle Medical Center for Women, P.O. Box 1721, Athens, TN, 37371-1721; or to Shepherd's Hill International (Philippine Missions), P.O. Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK, 73136.

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Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc., of Knoxville.

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