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Barbara S. Wright


Barbara S. Wright, 86, of Rock Springs died April 26, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.

She was born Oct. 21, 1931, in Franklin, Penn., the daughter of James Self and Carolyn Martin Self.

Barbara was employed by JFC as an office manager for 20 years until her retirement in 1996.

She spent many years with her husband, Wilbert "Dutch" Wright, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, prospecting and doing many other outdoor activities. She also loved making jewelry from rocks she collected on her travels, photography and crafts.

Survivors include two brothers, Jim Self and Joe Self; four daughters Norma Hoke, Janet Brichard, Patty Hawthorne and Cathy Mabugu, and their spouses, all of Pennsylvania; four step-children, Stone Wright of  Rock Springs, Fawn McLaughlin, Mark Wright and Holly Allen, all from Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dutch Wright; her parents; and one brother, William Self.

Cremation has taken place. At her request, no services will be held.

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