Annie M. Wright, retired


Annie M. Wright, retired

MERIDIAN — Annie M. Wright, 74, of Meridian, died Saturday, May 5, 2007, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.


Services were held at Central United Methodist Church with the Rev. Douglas Wright Sr. officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Clark’s Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Wright was married to the Rev. Clovis Wright, a retired United Methodist pastor. She traveled with and supported her husband in life and ministry at various churches and pastorates of the United Methodist Church and others throughout Mississippi for more than 40 years.


She was a part of the United Methodist Women and the United Methodist Ministers Wives as well as an attendee and delegate to the Mississippi  Annual Conference.

She worked for Maywebb Knitting Mills for many years before retiring in 1989.


She was preceded in death by three children.


Other survivors include: daughters, Annie Cherry of Quintin, N.J.; Shirley Loper, Mamie Walker and Evelyn King, all of Hickory; Lillian Lee of Memphis, Sandra Casper of Augusta, Ga., Gloria Christian of Marion; sons, Douglas Wright of Jasper, Texas, Clovis Wright of Olive Branch, Christopher Wright of Clinton and Timothy Wright of Memphis; sisters, Daisy Johnson and Etoria Bester, both of Newton, Hattie Snow and Mildred Kennedy of Rose Hill, Cora Brown Byrd of Hattiesburg, Gladys Davis and Addie Bogan, both of Chicago, Alma McMillan of Detroit; brothers, Ben Avery Chapman and his wife, Betty and Clarence Chapman, all of Hattiesburg; and 38 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.