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Charlotte Burroughs Wright

Charlotte Burroughs Wright was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and went to be with her Lord after a long battle with cancer and died in her sleep on June 10, 2014 at Pulaski Health & Rehab at the age of 74.  She was a longtime resident of Pulaski, Va. She was born on Aug. 9, 1939 in St. Paul, Va. to Ruby Jane Salyers and Charlie Meade and moved to Pulaski when she was in elementary school.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Frederick Wright; two sons, Thomas Allen Burroughs and his wife, Cindy, and grandson, John Thomas, of Keller, Texas, and Roger Lee Burroughs and his fiancée, Christine Hodge, of Dublin, and two granddaughters, Amanda and Jessica; her former husband, John Robert Burroughs, and his wife, Lucy of Bonneville, Ky.; three stepchildren, her mother Ruby; two sisters, her brother, Billy Meade, and his wife, Margaret; special cousins, Jackie Westmoreland and her husband, Ronnie, and Gene Self and wife, Jenny; two very special friends, Debbie Cook and Almeta Jones, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her father and twin sisters.

She was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Radford.  She loved Brother Russell Gordon and wife and Pastor Jerry Gibson and wife, as well as the members.  She worked at MKG Enterprises (McDonalds) for 23 years.  Charlotte always wanted the best for her family.  She loved to make quilt tops, read quilting books, a good game of Aggravation, garage sales and chocolate ice cream. She was a wonderful cook and her deviled eggs, prune cake and macaroni salad are favorites of her family.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Radford on Friday, June 13 with Pastor Jerry Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin.  The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Gethsemane Baptist Church, PO Box 3514, Radford, Va. 24143 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9908.

The Wright family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.

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