Herbert J. Wright | 1936-2014

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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Herbert J. Wright, 78, a retired farmer and rancher, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Corinth.

Funeral is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with Gerre Joiner officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur.

Pallbearers are Mark Jones, David Jones, Chad Horner, Nathan P. Horner, Dylan Horner and Mike Horner.

Herbert was born June 22, 1936, in Decatur to Jack and Lela Mae (Redding) Wright. He married Jo Ann Caswell Oct. 20, 1956, in Ardmore, Okla.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jo Ann Wright of Decatur; sons Richard James Wright and wife, Cindy, of Aubrey and Robert Scott Wright of Houston; sisters Oleta Horner of Alvord, Iona Lindsey of Sanger and Frances Pate of California; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters; and one brother.

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