Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Pendergrass Hartness Wright


10/13/1927 - 12/25/2018


Mary Pendergrass Hartness Wright, age 91, of Murphy went to be with Jesus on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Murphy Rehab and Nursing.

She was the daughter of the late Floyd Pendergrass and Mary W. Pendergrass. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Vernie Long Hartness, Jr. and second husband, Tom Wright; brothers; Howard (Pete) Pendergrass, Hubert Pendergrass and Charles Pendergrass and her sister, Martha Julia Pendergrass.

Mary was a homemaker and a member of Snow Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by her three children, Tex Hartness and wife Cheryl, Louise Gunter and Mike Hartness of the home; five grandchildren, Tiffany Hickson, Trisha Hartness, Jeremy Gunter, Tia Ayers and Joe Gunter and six great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the Aquone Cemetery in the Nantahala community.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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