Mrs. Gracie Wright, 99, of Jonesville, died at 12:20 p.m. Friday, June 12, 1987 at the Catahoula Parish Hospital in Jonesville. She was a housewife and member of Pisgah Baptist Church at Manifest.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pisgah Baptist Church with Revs. K. G. Brooks and Lucian Conway, officiating. Burial followed at Heard Cemetery of Manifest with arrangements by Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Ruth McMillan of Manifest, Mrs. Daisy Wright of Jonesville; Mrs. De LaPrarie of Manifest and Mrs. Irmarie Scott of West Memphis, Ark.; two sons, Melton Wright of Orange, Texas and Marvin Wright of LaPlace; two sisters, Mrs. Luticia Andrews of Orange and Mrs. Evoughn Kelly of Maryville, Calif.; 22 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren, 41 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Robert Scott, Steven Wright, David Wright, Shelton McMillin, James LaPrarie, Milford Wright and Malcolm Wright.
Published in The Jena Times-Signal, June 17, 1987
SSDI record issued for Gracie Wright.
John Estel Wright
Elbert Elwood Pierce
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