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Shawn Sherman Wright

April 20, 1978 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 43)

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Obituary

 

Shawn Sherman Wright, age 43, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at his residence.

 He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandmother Wanda Hammonds Wright and close cousin Dusty Pilkey

Shawn was an awesome son and an even better dad.  He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and golfing.  In high school, he played quarterback for the McMinn County Cherokees. 

Shawn was currently serving as milk dock supervisor for Mayfield’s Dairy Plant. He was a member of Liberty Church of Jesus Christ.

Shawn is survived by his father Rex Wright and mother Robin Wright;

Daughter Paige Wright;

Son Will Wright and fiancé Destiny Ricker;

Mother of his children Lorrie Wright;

Sister Amanda Ellis and husband Matt;

Brothers David Wright and wife Crystal, and Andy Wright and wife Betty;

Paternal Grandfather Floyd Wright

Special Uncle whom was like a brother, Mitchell Wright.

Special friends Roger Goins and his wife Autumn.

Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 21, 2021, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Liberty Church of Jesus Christ with the funeral service following at 7:00 pm with Mitchell Wright and Roger Goins officiating.

Family and friends will gather at Ziegler Funeral Home on Saturday, May, 22 at 9:15 AM and proceed to South Liberty Cemetery for the 10:00 AM graveside service. 

Serving as pallbearers will be Danny Rue, Andy Wright, Richard Russell, Ryan Wright, Logan Coleman and Rod Pilkey.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Mark Peeler, Calvin Wright, Randy Goins, David Wright and Michael Goins.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or funeral services, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Shawn Sherman Wright

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 21, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LIBERTY CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
3328 HWY 11 S
ATHENS, TN 37303

Funeral Service
Friday
May 21, 2021

7:00 PM
LIBERTY CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
3328 HWY 11 S
ATHENS, TN 37303

Committal
Saturday
May 22, 2021

10:00 AM
SOUTH LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH
505 COUNTY RAOD 655
ATHENS, TN 37303

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