Patty Rhodes Wright, 82, of Bassett passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Stuart. She was born in Fieldale on April 26, 1936, to the late John C. and Emma Nelson Eggleston. Patty was also preceded in death by two husbands, John Thomas Rhodes, and Edgar Leon Wright, Sr.; son, Jerry Lee Merriman; two brothers, Richard “Dickie” Eggleston and Johnny Everett Eggleston and a sister, Nancy Mabe Aaron.
Patty is survived by two daughters, Cindy Doman (Mitch) and Sandy Wimmer; son, Milton Merriman, Jr.; step-children, Edgar Leon Wright, Jr., Gloria Smith, Catherine Rhodes Adkins, Betty Rhodes Wood, and Vickie Altizer; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Grove Cemetery Fund, 5285 Preston Rd, Martinsville, Virginia 24112 or the Traditional Christian Church, 2630 Virginia Avenue Collinsville, Virginia 24078
Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the Wright Family.