She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was born January 11, 1933 in Glennville, GA. She died Christmas day in Greenwell Springs, LA. Visitation will be held Saturday, December 29 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Denham Springs, LA with funeral mass following at 11 a.m. She is survived by 9 of her 11 children and their spouses, Eddie and Betty Wright, Ronnie and Dianne Wright, Sue (Wright) and Richard Zimmerman, Joanie (Wright) and Mike LeBlanc, Debbie (Wright) and Kenneth Johnson, James (Jimbo) and Mary Wright, Tina (Wright) and Bert Barilleau, Fran Wright Bradford and Stephen Wright. Also survived by 32 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 1 sister, Shirley Jones Drewry. She was preceded in death by 2 children, Howard (Buddy) Wright and Sandy Wright Rice, granddaughter Tara Rice, her parents, Elmer and Irene Jones and 3 brothers, Morice Jones, Emory Jones and Bernard Jones. Memorial donations can be made in lieu of flowers to St. Joseph Hospice Carpenter House, 10615 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 26 to Dec. 29, 2012