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Ella B. Wright

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Ella B. Wright, 101, of Slater, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church in Slater. Rev. Carl Branch will officiate. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Pennytown Church or St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church Mothers Board in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

Born Feb. 22, 1904, in Pennytown, she was the daughter of the late John T. and Lucy Washington Lewis. On May 23, 1923, she married Albert Wright Sr., who preceded her in death Dec. 16, 1983. She was a member of St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church and served on the church Mothers Board for many years.

Survivors include one son, Albert Wright Jr. of Slater; one daughter, Sue Hall of Arrow Rock; 14 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Dorothy Wright and Louise Wright; one son, Cecil Wright; two sisters and one brother.