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 Joseph Marion Wright

Joseph Marion Wright

Birth
Enville, Chester County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 Jan 1966 (aged 87)
Hayti, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Burial Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100141361 · View Source
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The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Friday, January 7, 1966

Joseph Marion Wright, 87, died January 3, 1966 at Hayti Memorial Hospital. He was a retired merchant and farmer and had lived in the Cooter community for more than 70 years.

Mr. Wright was born February 15, 1878 at Enville, Tenn., and was married to Susie Foster in Cooter in 1908. He joined the Baptist Church in 1912.

To this union were born eleven children, six of whom, along with his wife, preceded him in death.

He leaves one son, Silas Wright of Davenport, Iowa; four daughters, Mrs. Beaulah Roadman of Olney, Ill.; Mrs. Rosie Burns of Cooter; Mrs. Joe O'Brien of Dania, Fla.; and Mrs. Madge Baker of Davenport, Iowa; two brothers, John Wright of Henderson, Tenn.; and Tommy Wright of Dallas, Tex., three sisters, Mrs. Ethel Tucker of Jackson Creek, Tenn.; Mrs. Beatrice Tedford of Memphis; and Mrs. Cornelia Tarpley of Sayne, Okla.; also 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 4, at the Holly Grove Baptist Chhurch in Cooter with the Rev. Joe Smith officiating.

Pall bearers were Lawrence Coleman, Gus Cooper, Darrell Edwards, Virgil Jones, Charles Barger, and Paul Cooper.

Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery with the John W. German Funeral Home of Steele in charge of arrangements.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100141361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Marion Wright (15 Feb 1878–3 Jan 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100141361, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .