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Christine Mathis

Christine Mathis Wright

Note: Christine died on March 25, 2020 instead of March 29 as listed in the obituary.

Mrs. Christine Mathis Wright, 95, passed away on Wednesday, March, 29, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 29, 1924, to the late Robert Toy Mathis and Kate Emma Eason Mathis in Bruceton. She was a homemaker, member of Bruceton First United Methodist Church for 95 years where she played the organ for worship services, funerals and weddings for 72 years and was very active in the U.M.W.

Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Neely Wright, a son, Christopher Wright, and a sister, Bobbye Jean Johnson.

She is survived by three daughters: Katie (Larry) Kaler of Memphis, Bethany (Bill) Kroemer of Portland and Melanie (Ross) Beavis of La Salle Manitoba, Canada; seven grandchildren: Rob (Melinda) Kaler, Ryan Kaler, Joe (Shelley) Kaler, Allana (Steven) Foster, Mary Kate Beavis, Brianne (Dewey) Slusher and Brent (Katherine) Koemer; and nine great-grandchildren: Larry and Emma, Kaler, Virgil Evans, Loren, Lia and Owyn Kaler, Christian, Abram, Faith Anne and Eden Slusher.

A private graveside service will be held at Prospect Cemetery for the family due to COVID-19. Bro. Steve Whitworth will officiate and the pallbearers are: Rob Kaler, Ryan Kaler, Joe Kaler, Brent Kroemer, Dewey Slusher, Larry Kaler, Christian Slusher and Owen Kaler.

There will be a Christine Wright celebration of life held at Bruceton First United Methodist Church as soon as the virus has passed. A date will be announced as soon as available. [Source: Carroll County News-Leader]