Bro. James Clinton Wright
By Kim Swindell Wood | October 9, 2018 2:56 pm
Bro. James Clinton Wright, 81, passed away Oct. 7, 2018, at his home, in Walling.
Bro. Wright was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Warren County, to Creed Wright and Alberta Peach Williamson Wright.
He was a member of New Hope The Baptist Church. Bro. Wright was ordained to preach the gospel, in April 1969, and served as pastor at New Hope Church for 33 years. He was also the pastor at several other churches in the area. Bro. Wright preached several revivals all over Tennessee. He retired from Century Electric Company after 30 years of service.
Bro. Wright was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Azzlena Markum, Emma Dell Boren, Lois Hennessee.
Survivors include his wife Juanita “Anita” Billings Wright; daughter, Kathy Wright; sister, Frances Martin; brothers, Robert Wright, Ernie Wright; honorary grandchild, Kayla Smith; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Oct. 10, 2018, at Spring Hill The Baptist Church, with burial in Spring Hill The Baptist Church Cemetery, in Walling. Bro. Gary McBride, Bro. Alton Marcum, Bro. Richard Wood, and Bro. Johnny Adcock will officiate. The family will receive friends 3-8 p.m., Oct. 9, at Thurman Funeral Home, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 10, at the church.
Pallbearers will be Rick Hennessee, Jeff Hennessee, Joe Don Wright, Michael Wright, Terry Osment, and John Chenkus.
Honorary pallbearers will be fellow ministers.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.