Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Earl Kenneth Wright

Earl Kenneth Wright, 81, died Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the VA Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Sebrell Funeral Home with burial following in Rocky Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Louisville. Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm Wednesday and 10 am Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Wright was born on December 23, 1934, in Louisville, the son of the late Earl and Bernice Wright. He worked as a licensed plumber for over 35 years for Buford Plumbing, Wrights Plumbing and the Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant. In retirement he worked as the transportation coordinator for the DAV for 12 years.

Survivors include: his wife of 31 years, Ouida Bloom Newton Wright of Brandon; step children, Jeremy Eric Smith (Casey) of Brandon; Timothy Newton (Susan) of Pearl; Llew Newton (Frances) of Lena; Bob Newton (Brenda) of Terry; Wanda Johnson (Fred) of Jackson; Gilda Knight (Les) of Northport, VA; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Smith, Jeremy EriK Smith, Justin Bentley Smith of Brandon; brothers, Timothy Mack Wright, M.D. (Susan) of Madison; Thomas Terry Wright (Carla) of Memphis, TN; William Kerry Wright (Katherine) of Southaven; Jeffrey Wright of Louisville; sisters, Debbie Luke (Frank), Delores Nowell, Julie Carter (Kenny) all of Louisville; numerous nieces and nephews and caregiver, Holly Schultz of Brandon.