John S. Wright

The Covington News - - Local News -

Maj. John S. Wright, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), 83, of Ox­ford, died Nov. 28. The son of the late Felix H. Wright Sr. and Verda Mae Craw­ford Wright, he was born in 1924 in New­ton County. Maj. Wright was re­tired from the U.S. Air Force, was a cer­ti­fied real es­tate ap­praiser and owned and op­er­ated Wright Re­alty Co. He was a mem­ber of First United Methodist Church. He was pre­ceded in death by wife Bar­bara Dahl Wright.

Sur­viv­ing are sis­ter Mrs. Florence Wright Prescott of Cov­ing­ton; nieces Feli­cia Wright Lewis, Libby Wright Carter, Susie Wright Fu­gate, Betsy Jenk­ins, Melissa Brake; neph­ews Pete Wright, Andy Wright; nu­mer­ous other nieces and neph­ews.

A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held at 11 a.m. to­day, Nov. 30, in the chapel of Har­wellWheeler Funeral Home with Dr. Alan Posey of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Cov­ing­ton City Ceme­tery.

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