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 Phillips.


Daughters                         Rosemary Phillips & Bob Sharp                     Clinton, TN

Betty & L.D. Hamby                                       New River, 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

Sister                              Geneva Patterson

Brothers                             Kinley Phillips

Leroy Phillps

Dal Phillips

Cline Phillips

Grandchildren     Ruth Byrge, Brenda Lucky, Daniel Hamby, Kathy Byrge, Marcie 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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