Minerva Gertrude “Nerva” <I>LaForce</I> Wright

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Minerva Gertrude “Nerva” LaForce Wright

  • Birth 20 Jun 1915 Dickenson County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 28 Apr 2008 Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Aily, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 85612720

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA - Nerva Gertrude Wright, 92, died Thursday, April 24, 2008 at the home of her daughter in Tallahassee, Florida.

She was born in Dickenson County, Virginia; daughter of the late Parris and Causby Sutherland LaForce. She retired after teaching school in the Dickenson County School System. She taught at Hammond School which was a two room school and Mount Carmel School which was a one room school. She also taught at Trammel School and Ervinton Elementary School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carmel E. Wright in 1981; four brothers, Worley LaForce, Stacey LaForce, Claude LaForce, and Lee LaForce; two sisters Carrie LaForce and Bonnie LaForce.

She is survived by one son, Jerry D. Wright and wife, Dorothy of Dante, Virginia; one daughter, Dolores Parsons and husband, Jack of Tallahassee, Florida; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Nerva Gertrude Wright will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2008, in the Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, Virginia with Rev. Darrell Milgrim and Rev. Lanny Powers officiating. Committal Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2008 in Wright Cemetery, Dickenson County, Virginia. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery leaving at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons. Special thanks to Ronald Neece, Eddie Cromer, Clayton Chaffin, Tim Wright, Ricky Hall, Bernis Austin, Dave Witt, and Doyle Phillips.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2008 in Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood, Virginia. Online condolences may be sent to the Wright family and a video tribute viewed, through our web site at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com.

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Gravesite Details There are 3 Wright Cemeteries in Dickenson County. Hopefully this is the right one.





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  • Added: 23 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85612720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minerva Gertrude “Nerva” LaForce Wright (20 Jun 1915–28 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85612720, citing J.C. Wright Cemetery, Aily, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by DMLeForce (contributor 47131861) .