Jackson Tarry Wright


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Jackson Tarry Wright

Apr 16, 1929 – Feb 21, 2017

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.



  1. Jean Ellis July 16, 2019 at 9:04 am - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you.

  2. Billie Hall July 16, 2019 at 9:04 am - Reply

    You are in my thoughts of prayers.

  3. Bill and Laura McGlauflin July 16, 2019 at 9:05 am - Reply

    So very sorry for your loss. So sorry I cannot come to his funeral to give you support. I will be praying for you.

  4. Clarence Barefoot and Vivian July 16, 2019 at 9:05 am - Reply

    Will keep Ellen and the family in our prayers.

  5. Steve Harris July 16, 2019 at 9:05 am - Reply

    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

  6. Wayne Petry July 16, 2019 at 9:05 am - Reply

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family at this difficult time.

  7. David L. Atkinson July 16, 2019 at 9:05 am - Reply

    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

  8. Patricia Collay July 16, 2019 at 9:06 am - Reply

    My condolences to the family, May you draw close to God and he will draw closer to you. (James 4:8)

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