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Jonathan Marshall Wright


1981 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Jonathan Marshall Wright Obituary
Jonathan Marshall Wright, 33, of Carthage passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, while vacationing in Los Angeles, Calif. Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Lucas Funeral Home, 1321 Precinct Line Road, Hurst, 76053. Graveside service will follow immediately after the service in Mount Olivet Cemetery, 2301 N. Sylvania Ave., Fort Worth, 76111. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lucas Funeral Home. Jonathan was born May 28, 1981, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He spent his formative years in Gainesville and was a graduate of Gainesville High School. Jonathan attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his bachelor of arts in government. He continued on to Howard Payne University where he pursued a degree in Christian education, with an emphasis in youth ministry. At the time of his passing, he served as the minister of students at Central Baptist Church in Carthage. Jonathan's ability to develop longstanding relationships in the field of youth ministry has positively impacted the lives of hundreds of students over the past 15 years. He was an avid Texas Rangers fan, served on many organizations in his community, and committed his life to sharing the love of Christ to youth and their families. He was preceded in death by his brother, Benjamin Todd Wright. Survivors: Wright is survived by his grandmother, Francis Wright of Keller; mother, Judi Teas and her husband, George Teas, of Trinity; father, Henry "Hank" Wright and his wife, Becky Wright, of Tahlequah, Okla.; sister, Kelly Wright Jennings and her husband, James Jennings, of Krum; and brother, Andrew A. Wright and his wife, Jessica Wright, of Houston. He is also survived by his niece, Allison Jennings; nephews, Brennan and Cavin Jennings; and the rest of his family and friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on July 20, 2014
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