Claydine Elizabeth Wright, 65, of Huntington died Sunday, September 26, 2021 as a result of a traffic accident.

Claydine was born in Connersville, Indiana to Clay Wade and Betty Louis Pio Wright on September 17, 1956. She attended Short High School in Liberty. Claydine was a self-made worker rising through the ranks in the human resource department at Mayco. She was a force of nature, with the ability to turn an outhouse into a five-star resort. Claydine could sew anything; she made everyday clothes and Halloween costumes for her children, prom dresses for her daughters and a wedding dress for her nephews’ bride. She enjoyed antiquing and decorating her house, as well as, the house of her children with the items she purchased. Claydine had a beautiful singing voice. She loved celebrating Halloween and Christmas so much, she took all of her children to the Christmas Story House in Cleveland, Ohio and was planning an epic Halloween Party for this October. Above all, Claydine loved spending time with her family, whom will miss her deeply.

Claydine is survived by her significant other: Jeff Mauger of Huntington; children and their spouses: Jenny Spela and Lisa of Lafeyette, Tiffany Floyd and Mark of Andrews, T.J. Smith and Juliana of Slidell, Louisiana, Hannah Hernandez and Ramon of Richmond; sister: Cheryl Stone of Monticello, Kentucky, the father of her children: Terry Smith; grandchildren: Tennyson and Emerson Rabanus, Caitlyn, Caleb and Camden Bunch, Janáe-Amore Case, and Joseph Thomas; son-in-law: Josh Rabanus; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Claydine in preceded in death by her infant son: Joseph Smith; sister: Chris Parliament Martin; grandson: Avery Paul Rabanus; brother-in-law: Kim Parliament and Shelby Stone.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00p.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Showalter Blackwell Long, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty. Friends may visit the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Abington Cemetery in Wayne County. Claydine was very proud of her son’s service in the military. In light of this, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in her honor. To leave condolences and memories for the family please visit These memories will be compiled into a keepsake book for the family.