The Shemwell Family

Betty Sue WrightAge: 66 years19412007

Betty Sue Wright
Given names
Betty Sue
Married name
Betty Sue Jones
Birth March 7, 1941 27 28
Death of a brotherBilly Neal Wright
June 28, 1941 (Age 3 months)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 8 months)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmma Annie Shemwell
March 15, 1950 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Neely Myers
April 29, 1954 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Elizabeth Armstrong
May 21, 1954 (Age 13 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherAmos Grant Wright
July 7, 1955 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherAmanda Dorinda Myers
July 7, 1960 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a fatherWilliam Amos “Willie” Wright
June 4, 1989 (Age 48 years)
Death December 19, 2007 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery: Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West