Jackson Tarry Wright passed away peacefully on February 21, 2017.
He was born in Lamar, Colorado to Lloyd Allen Wright and Bertha Click Wright on April 16, 1929. He graduated from Randolph-Henry High School in 1946. After short stays in Naval Reserves and Airforce he entered the insurance business and had a successful career of 45 years. He was County Supervisor for three terms unopposed until he retired. He was an active member of Hopeful Baptist Church.
He and his wife Ellen would have celebrated 65 years of marriage on April 5, 2017.
He leaves behind his wife, Ellen, his three children, Jacquelyn “Jackie” Christian of Panama City, Florida, Larry Wright and Catherine “Cathy” Hummel (Frank) both of Bumpass, VA. He was also blessed with; two granddaughters, Dawn Cohagan and Jamie Hummel, one grandson, Jason Christian, one great-grandson, and two great-granddaughters.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8pm on Friday, February 24th at Hopeful Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Saturday, February 25th at the church with interment in church cemetery.
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Submitted by Patricia Collay on Mar 15 2017 11:16:49 AM
Ellen Jack will be missed by many in our community. Every time I saw him he always asked about mom and dad. I will never forget his kindness towards my family and myself. He was a good friend
Submitted by David L. Atkinson on Feb 27 2017 04:54:21 PM
Ellen, I am sorry for your loss. Jack will not be forgotten by myself and anyone who played baseball and was coached by Jack. Steve Harris
Submitted by Steve Harris on Feb 24 2017 08:51:47 PM
Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family at this difficult time.
Submitted by Wayne Petry on Feb 24 2017 09:07:38 AM
Cathy,I'm so sorry for you and your family. I'm here for ya and I love you.
Submitted by Tina Ostein on Feb 23 2017 12:10:15 PM
Will keep Ellen and the family in our prayers.
Submitted by Clarence Barefoot and Vivian on Feb 23 2017 11:42:37 AM
So sorry for your loss, if you need anything I'm right behind you and I can be there in a minute.
Submitted by Penny Wallace on Feb 22 2017 11:00:36 PM
So very sorry for your loss. So sorry I cannot come to his funeral to give you support. I will be praying for you.
Submitted by Bill and Laura McGlauflin on Feb 22 2017 10:10:28 PM
You are in my thoughts of prayers.
Submitted by Billie Hall on Feb 22 2017 08:20:41 PM
So sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you.
Submitted by Jean Ellis on Feb 22 2017 08:08:50 PM
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