Helen Coulston Wright

July 8, 1936 – June 20, 2019

Helen Coulston Wright, 82, of Covington, passed

away on Thursday June 20, 2019. She was hairdresser

and salon owner in the Charleston community

and later in life became a pharmacy technician

at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton.

She is survived by her daughter, Terri Wright

Sandlin (Hugh Milner) of Lakeland; one son, Baxter

(Kathy) Wright Jr. of Covington; one sister, Francis

Simpson of Covington; three granddaughters,

Breanna (Clinton) Francis, Melissa Sandlin (Brian

Rickert) and Annie (Jeff) Hoover; two grandsons;

Drew (Stephanie) Glass and Shea Glass; five greatgranddaughters

and two great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry

Baxter Wright; parents, James and Farrah Davis

Coulston; one son, Gregory Wright; one brother,

James Mackey Coulston Jr., and two sisters, Dorothy

Sartain and Peggy Sharp and one granddaughter,

Heather Wright.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday,

June 23 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel

with interment in Charleston Cemetery.

Friends may sign an online guestbook at www.


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