Elia Edie Wright, 78, of Nederland, went to be with her Lord on December 28, 2012. Edie was born on April 19, 1934, to Leonce and Edna Duhon in Kaplan, Louisiana. After moving to the area in the 1950s, she and Dale married on January 20, 1962. In March of 1969, she accepted Jesus as her personal Savoir. Edie became a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Nederland where she cared for infants in the nursery and taught Sunday school. Edie is survived by her husband of fifty-one years, Dale R. Wright Sr.; daughters, Vicky Wright McMillen and her husband, David, Dixie Wright Dubuisson and her husband, Jerry; son, Dale Ray Wright Jr. and his wife, Debra; brother, Thomas Duhon; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was Godmother to three nieces; Claudean Duhon, Rayetta Huard, and Jessica Estopinal; and one nephew, David Duhon. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ida Fuller; and brothers, Cloy, Paul, and Harry Duhon and D. J. Bouillion. Funeral services for Mrs. Wright will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 31, 2012, at Broussard's, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland, with burial to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 2515 Canal Street, Nederland, Texas 77627 or Gideon Society, P.O. Box 1040800, Nashville, Tennessee 37214. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 31, 2012