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Bethany Lynn Wright

March 8, 1985 - October 30, 2020

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Bethany Lynn Wright 35 of West Lafayette passed away unexpectedly on Friday evening October 30,
2020 at Franciscan Health Lafayette East. She had fought a neuro-muscular disease for most of her life.
She was born in Lafayette on March 8, 1985 to Thomas B. and Lisa K. Cochran Wright. Bethany enjoyed
showing sheep at the Tippecanoe County Fair, where she was a 10 year member. She was a student
manager for the Harrison Varsity Girls Basketball team from her sophomore, junior and senior years of
high school. She graduated from Harrison High School in 2004. Bethany was a loving, kind spirited
daughter who enjoyed being with family and friends. She looked forward to going to Meijer’s every
Sunday to look at rings and nail polish, attending Purdue Women’s Basketball games with her dad,
taking recyclables to the recycling center, and family vacations to Disney World. Her favorite Disney
characters were Winnie the Pooh and Stitch. Bethany also looked forward every week to the arrival of
her soap magazines and women’s clothing catalogs. She loved movies and books, her favorite being the
Twilight series. She was a devoted fan of WWE Friday Night Smack Down and Monday Night Raw and
loved their family dog, Jake.
Surviving with her parents in West Lafayette is her sister Whitney Wright; also surviving is her paternal
grandmother Ruth F. Wright of Wyomissing, PA, her aunt Deborah (Jack) Werthman of Lee’s Summit,
MO, uncle Mark (Barbara) Cochran of Lafayette, aunt Lori Bryant of West Lafayette, uncle Matthew
(Dawn) Cochran of Boswell, great aunt Doris Hickman of Avon, 11 cousins and 8 second cousins. Her
dear friend Alice Pearl who she thought of as a second mom also survives her.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Wilbur E. Wright and maternal grandparents
Eugene A. and Helen E. Hickman Cochran, uncle Christopher W. Bryant, and Marvin J. Pearl who she
thought of as a second dad.
Graveside service will be held at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens on Friday November 6, 2020 at 1 pm.
Memorial contributions in memory of Bethany should be made to the Almost Home Humane Society
1705 S. Second St. Lafayette, IN 47905.
TMG Funeral & Cremation Services of West Lafayette is assisting the family with arrangements.

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