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Elder Emory Wright

11/24/1931 - 10/07/2019

Obituary for Elder Emory Wright

ELDER EMORY WRIGHT – AGE 87, - Of Calhoun, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Advent Health Gordon with his family at his bedside. He was the widower of his late wife, Lillia Bell Wright. Others who preceded him in death are his son, Charlie Lewis Wright, daughter, Vivian Wright Welker, brothers, Lewis Charles “L. C.” Wright, Henry “Buddy” Wright, sisters, Mary P. Wright, Tressie Lee Brown, and Nancy McNear. Elder Wright was a member of the Church of God In Christ, and retired from Fafnir Torrington.

Survivors are his loving and devoted four daughters, Pauline Turner, Ardelia Jones, Yvette Wright, of Calhoun, Georgia, and Melean Wright of Dalton, Georgia; son, Emory Paul Wright of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Minister Arlitza (Kevin) Printup, Marisa (Darrin) Wright, Erica (Lon) Kennedy, Tisha (Robert) Owens, Amelia (Jacean) Nesbitt, and Charles (Maeretha) Wright; daughter-in-law, Minyuan Wright of Rome, Georgia; brothers, David Wright, Lee Arthur Wright, and John Wright; a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Celebration of The Life for Elder Emory Wright will be on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 2:00 P. M. at Friendship Baptist Church, 452 West Line Street, Calhoun, Georgia with Bishop Willie F. Caldwell as Eulogist and Pastor James Washington, Jr., officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday evening at the church from 7:00 – 8:00 P. M. Interment, Gordon Memorial Garden. Please share your thoughts and memories of Elder Emory Wright at Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.

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