Amelia R. Sinclair Rowan Wright

Amelia R. Sinclair Rowan Wright, 91, a resident of the Gilman community of Elkins, departed this life early Wednesday morning, Oct. 18, 2017, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins.

She was born Saturday, Jan. 23, 1926, at Maine, a daughter of the late Howard and Marion Hatch Sinclair.

She was twice married: first, to James Shedrick Rowan, who preceded her in death; and second, on July 14, 1975, to James Kenneth “Kenny” Wright, who preceded her in death Dec. 4, 1998.

Surviving is one stepson, David Wright of Hickory, North Carolina.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Preceding her in death were one son, James Shedrick Rowan, Jr.; one brother, Leland Sinclair; and one sister, Grace Shea.

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 23. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate, and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman.

The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Amelia R. Sinclair Rowan Wright.

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