Irma Myers Wright(1921 - 2013)

Irma Myers Wright


Irma Myers Wright, 91, a lifetime resident of Hattiesburg, died February 6, 2013, at Wesley Medical Center. Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Friday, February 8, 2013, at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg, followed by burial in Highland Cemetery.

Mrs. Wright was a dedicated member of Central Baptist Church for 50 years. She was a special care tech in CCU at Methodist Hospital/Wesley Medical Center from 1979-1987. She joined the Wellness Center when it opened in 1986 and remained an active participant until 2009. Her commitment to exercise served as role model for many senior citizens and young adults as well. A loving and devoted wife and mother, her greatest happiness came from time spent with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, William F. "Bill" Wright of Hattiesburg; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Mark Workman of Metairie, LA; two grandchildren, Sarah Workman and Elliott Workman both of Metairie; a sister, Dale Pellegrine of Meridian; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Memorial donations may be made to: Central Baptist Church, 5402 U.S. Hwy 49, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.

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Published in the Hattiesburg American on Feb. 7, 2013