Joyce Wright LUBBOCK-Joyce Wright, 67, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on May 31, 2014. Joyce was born on July 30, 1946, to the parentage of Urah Lee Hollis and Odessa Hollis. Joyce accepted Christ at an early age and enjoyed spending time with family and close friends. Joyce was preceded in death by: her parents, Urah and Odessa Hollis; grandmother, Candice Martin; her first husband, James Thomas Jr.; and James Fred Wright, her second husband; and ten brothers. She leaves to cherish her memories: sons, James E. Thomas Jr. (Regina); two stepsons, Robert Lethridge and Terry Washington; sisters, June J. Morgan, Mildred L. Montgomery, Helen R. Petterson, Peggy L. Petterson; a stepsister, Urah Lee Hodge; 12 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Celebration of life services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at St. Luke Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Griffin Mortuary. Visitation will be held today, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Griffin Mortuary.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on June 6, 2014