Virginia Wright - Williston

Virginia Ossie Gambrell “Doosie” Wright, 90, of Williston, loving wife of Oliver N. Wright for 69 years passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at Barnwell Memory Gardens following the service. Memorial contributions may be given to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 1077 Hwy. #39, Williston, S.C. 29853.

Born in Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Ossie G. Gambrell and Floy Roland Gambrell. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her husband, Oliver N. Wright; daughters, Linda (Normand) Brooks of Williston, Sandra (Joe) Williams of Barnwell, Cheryl (Mike) Still of Cope; a son, Donald (Sandra) Wright of Greenwood; grandchildren, Taffy (Doug) Brooks, Joel (Samantha) Brooks, Jill (Dickson) Monk, Keri (Brian) Owens, Shannon (Todd) Phelps, Justin (Haley) Williams, Bethany (Cole) Smith, Martin (Jessie) Wright, Jamie (Randy) Boozer, April (Richard) Christopher and James Still Jr; 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Jerry (Shelby) Gambrell.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Earline Garrison, Kathryn Hatcher, Frances Hollingsworth and Betty Davis; her brothers, Ben and James Gambrell.

Folk Funeral Home, Inc. and Crematory, Williston, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit the online registry at