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Vonda Bright obituary
- [S113] Manes Funeral Home, (http://www.manesfuneralhome.com), 4 May 2007.
(April 15, 1922 - May 4, 2007)
Ed James Bright, age 85, of Newport, passed away, May 4, 2007, in Johnson City Medical Center. Ed was a veteran, having served in the Army during WWII He was preceded in death by his wife, Vonda Bright; and sister, Ruby Ramsey. He is survived by his special friend, Faye James of Newport; sons, Billy, Bobby and Bruce Bright of Hendersonville, NC, and Ed Bright, Jr., of Jefferson City. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am, Monday, May 7, 2007 in Manes Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Doug Messer officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10-11 am Monday at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral services. Manes Funeral Home in charge.