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 Julian Barney “Red” Wright

Julian Barney “Red” Wright

Birth
Jonesville, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 4 Dec 2008 (aged 78)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Plot Masonic Garden
Memorial ID 62711252 · View Source
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RIDGECREST — Services for JB "Red" Wright, 78, of Ferriday, who died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Our Lady of the Lake Baton Rouge, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with Brother Don Bush and Brother Preston Holder officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Wright was born May 8, 1930, in Jonesville.
He was a resident of Ferriday and retired after 33 years of service as supervisor at the Armstrong Rubber Plant and was a charter member of the Ridgecrest Baptist Church.

Mr. Wright proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Vidalia Masonic Lodge #305 F&AM.

Mr. Wright was preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy Huffman and Elsie Hoyt; father Jullian Curtis Wright; and mother, Jewel Wright.

Survivors include his wife, Fern Wright of Ferriday; daughters, Sherrie Collier and husband, Bobby and Terrie Thompson and husband, Wilbert, all of Denham Springs; brother, James Wright and sister-in-law, Janice, both of Ferriday; sister, Marie Johnson of Texarcana, Ark.; grandchildren, Jennifer and Burlie Sholar, Cory and Shana Thompson, Jason Thompson and Clint Thompson; friend, Melody Counts; and one great-grandchild, Beau Sholar.

Pallbearers will be Cory Thompson, Brandon Johnson, Aaron Wright, Jason Thompson, Clint Thompson and Beau Sholar.

Published in The Natchez Democrat 6 Dec 2008.


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  • Created by: Rodney A Arnold
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62711252
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julian Barney “Red” Wright (8 May 1930–4 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62711252, citing Greenlawn Memorial Park, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Rodney A Arnold (contributor 47366827) .