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Hilda Elizabeth Wright

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NEWPORT NEWS - Hilda Elizabeth Wright, 94, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Davis B. Wright, Sr., and 9 brothers and sisters. She is survived by 3 sisters, Betty Williams, Marjorie Pitts and Elizabeth Gayle; her son, Davis Wright, and wife, Patricia, of Lanexa, Va., daughter, Hilda Ann, and husband, Dr. Ed Johnson, of Knoxville, Tn., and daughter, Pauline , and husband, Ed Perry, of Knoxville, Tn.; 6 grandchildren , Kelly Walker, Bucky Wright (Dona), Walter Johnson (Margie), Lawrence Perry (Donna), Chris Perry (Star), and Eric Perry (Amanda); 17 great grandchildren, Ashley, Taylor, Logan, Cole, Mallory, Ridge (Sheri), Melody, Sara, Zachary, Sam, Lauren, Will, Ella, Ensley, Anderson, Xander, and Emmy. Hilda was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She retired from the Newport News Police Dept. in 1975 after a 21-year career of service for the City. She was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church for 72 years, since 1942, where she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, led the social committee, along with many more activities. Receiving of friends will be held at Peninsula Funeral Home on Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m., with graveside services to follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or the .
Published in Daily Press on May 1, 2014
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