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April 29, 1933 - November 27, 2018
Funeral services for Isaiah Thomas “Red” Wright, Jr., age 85, of Grenada, are at 2 p.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Elam Cemetery at Coffeeville.
Visitation is Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Red died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at UMMC-Grenada.
He was born on April 29, 1933 in Yalobusha County and was the son of the late Isaiah Thomas Wright, Sr. and Amanda Grace Liles Wright.
Red worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Elam Baptist Church at Coffeeville.
Red was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Wilma Womble and Annie Wright; and two brothers, Wilford “Pete“ Wright and Thomas Wright..
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Jean Wright of Grenada; two daughters, Tracey Alexander (Steve) of Vicksburg and Linda Logan (Doug) of Coffeeville; three sisters, Grace Jackson of Scobey, Jo Anne Fudger of Dallas, Georgia, and Louise Cole of Coffeeville; one brother, Isom Sidney “Sonny” Wright of Calhoun City; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.