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Sam Wright


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Sam Wright Obituary
Sam Wright, age 80, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Matt McGowen officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Sam was born on March 19, 1935 in Lamar County, Texas to Houston Samuel and Jewel (Kelley) Wright. He married Mary Ann Gilbreath on Nov. 30, l956 in Tuxedo, Texas. He worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for many years before retiring. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Sam was an avid hunter, fisherman and domino player. He loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Wright of Sweetwater; three daughters, Donna Lee and husband Mike, Susan Reeves, all of Sweetwater and Becky McGill and husband Sam of Midland; son, Bryan Wright and wife Denise of San Angelo; six grandchildren, Charley Stracener, Jessica Kahsar, Amy Mann, Tara Rains, Chance Frizzell and Nolan Frizzell; five great-grandchildren, Brycen Mann, Hunter Frizzell, Mason Frizzell, McKenzie Benham and Keating Kahsar; and two brothers, Cecil Ray Wright of Lolita, Texas and Richard Wright of Victoria, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and two sisters.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Oct. 10, 2015
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