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Mary Ellen Wright

1939 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Mary Ellen Wright Obituary
Mary Ellen Wright

1939 - 2014

Mary Ellen Wright, 74, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Born on August 9, 1939, to Columbus and Mattie Isabel (Belle) Howell in Dozier, Alabama.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, William (Bill) Wright; daughters, Renee Mitchell and Donna Jo (Jim) Ketterling; step-daughters, Judy Baker, Vicki Sims, Jeannie Stewart and grandson, Joshua Stotts.

Preceded in death by her brothers, Ferman (Betty Sue) Howell, Johnny (Jayne) Howell; sisters Mattie Ruth (Bonnie) Ammons and Kathleen (Pete) Cobb. Also, her loving daughter, Terri Stotts.

Mary is a long time resident of Pensacola, Florida. She retired from the Escambia County Health Department after 31 years of service. She was the Banker for the Daughters of the Nile (Hadji Temple) and wife to a member of the Provost Guard. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and friends to related conventions across the southeast United States. She also enjoyed baking, dancing, sewing and arts and crafts.


Visitation will take place at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

A Memorial Service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev Glen Vaughn officiating.

FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Hwy 29 S., Cantonment, FL is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Apr. 25, 2014
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