BROOKLET, Ga. - Doris Brinson Wright went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 12, 2012. She was born 82 years ago in Brooklet, Georgia, and was loved by many. Of those who loved her was her husband of 57 years, Dewel Charles, who left this life on February 27, 2006. They are now rejoicing together again. Mrs. Wright and her whole family are known for their love of bluegrass music and for their annual bluegrass pickin' party. She was affectionately known as "Mama Wright".
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Survivors include her son, Billy Wright, and his wife, Diane Wright; her son, Bobby Wright, and his wife, Susan Wright, both of Brooklet, Ga.; and daughter, Belinda Allen, and her husband, Gregg Allen, of Atlanta; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, her brother, Clifford Irvin Brinson; and her sisters, Margaret Pittman and Sydney Stewart (her special card-playing buddy of almost 20 years).
The funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Keith Hamilton officiating.
The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.
Active pallbearers will be David Gilwreath, Pat Rogers, Eric Jeffcoat, Jason Carpenter, Greg Gillian, Bob Martin and Josh Carpenter.
Honorary pallbearers will be friends of the Bluegrass Community.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church, 2925 Mud Road, Brooklet, Ga. 30415; Brooklet United Methodist Church, 201 North Parker Avenue, Brooklet, Ga. 30415; or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Ga. 30459.
Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com to sign the guestbook and to share your thoughts and fond memories with the Wright family.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, March 15, 2012
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Published in Statesboro Herald from March 14 to March 22, 2012