Thomas David "PawPaw" Wright

Funeral services for Thomas David 'PawPaw' Wright, age 66, of Brookeland will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Jasper Cowboy Church with a Masonic Graveside service at North Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 â€" 8:00 p.m., Sunday, February 9, at the church. Thomas died Thursday, February 6 at M. D. Anderson Medical Center in Houston. A native of Nacogdoches & a longtime resident of Brookeland, he was a U. S. Army Vietnam Veteran. He was a Tom's Distributor for many years. He liked fishing, hunting, and gardening. Also loved spending time with family & grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Carolyn Wright of Brookeland; son James Andrew Wright & wife Brenda of Zavalla; two daughters Dana Wright Drinkwater & husband Brad of Lufkin & Angela Wright McDonald & husband Todd of Jasper; four brothers Claytor Arliss Wright, Jr., Carl Wayne Wright & wife Helen & A. W. Wright & wife Donna all of Lufkin, & James Larue Wright of Garrison; one sister Joy Hines & husband James of Nacogdoches; nine grandchildren & one great grandchild. The family requested memorial be made to Brookeland Masonic Lodge, P.O. Box 10, Brookeland, TX 75931 or Cody Smith Memorial, 1011 East Gibson, Jasper, TX 75951. Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.

Funeral Home

Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home - Jasper
2577 North Wheeler Highway 96 North  Jasper, TX 75951
(409) 384-5781

Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Feb. 9, 2014