Mr. Wright died Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Born Dec. 18, 1927, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late John Newton Wright and Mary Etta Ivie Wright. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Marjorie Nix Wright; sister, Lynette Wiley, as well as an infant sister; granddaughter, Terri Denise Wright; and great-granddaughter, Hope Christian.
Mr. Wright was a retired plant manager with Shur Gain Feeds in Cartersville, and was of the Pentecostal faith. He was mechanically inclined and enjoyed tinkering.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, William Michael and Carolyn Wright of Cornelia, and John Mark and Lisa Wright of Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Henry Higgins of Woodstock; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Enon Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 7321 Old Cornelia Highway, Alto, GA 30510.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, April 30, 2014