Farming Rural 18

Imogene "Mammy" Wright

May 18, 1935 ~ April 26, 2020 (age 84)


Imogene “Mammy” Wright, age 84, of New River, TN, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was born May 18, 1935 in Anderson County, TN to the late Melton and Annie Duncan Phillips. Imogene was a member of the New Pilot Baptist Church in New River, TN.  She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Lee Wright.


Daughters                               Rosemary Phillips & Bob Sharp                     Clinton, TN

                                                Betty & L.D. Hamby                                       New River, TN

                                                Frankie & Larry Bryge                                    Lake City, TN

                                                Dinnie & Larry Burchfield                               Lake City, TN

Sons                                        Terry Wright & Paula Drain                            Alabama

                                                Roger Wright & Dorothy Synder                    New River, TN

                                                Michael Wright                                               New River, TN

Sisters                                     Geneva Patterson

Brothers                                  Kinley Phillips                       

                                                Leroy Phillps

                                                Dal Phillips

                                                Cline Phillips

Grandchildren                         Ruth Byrge, Brenda Lucky, Daniel Hamby, Kathy Byrge, Marcia Pitts, David Byrge, Larry Burchfield, Barry Burchfield,                                                         Jessica Rittenhouse, Kimberly Reynolds, Justin Wright, Victoria Wright, Kristen Wright and Monica Ford whom she raised.

Great Granchildren #30

Great Great Granchildren #9

A Host of Family and Friends

Visitation: Family and Friends can visit at their convenience from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Friday, May 1, 2020 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home.

Graveside Service: 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at the Byrge Cemetery in New River, TN with Rev. David Walker Officiating.

The Interment will follow the Graveside Service.


Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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May 1, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hatmaker Funeral Home
503 S. Main Street
Lake City, TN 37769

Graveside Service
May 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Byrge Cemetery

Devonia, TN

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