Rev. William Henry Wright

Born: Mon., Feb. 27, 1950
Died: Thu., Nov. 17, 2016


2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
Location: Dyches Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Nov. 26, 2016
Location: Thankful Grove Missionary Baptist Church

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Rev. William Henry Wright, age 66, of Augusta, Georgia., formally of Allendale, South Carolina was born on February 27, 1950 in Allendale County, South Carolina to Neomia Bush Wright and the late Reverend Robert Wright, Sr.

He attended and graduated from the public-school system in Allendale, South Carolina, and was also an Alumni at Morris College in Sumter, SC.

Rev. Wright was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Augusta, GA. He worked as a painter for many years, and was the formal Pastor of the Union Baptist Church in Augusta, GA for 20 years, and the Present Pastor of White Oak Grove Baptist Church in Thomson, GA for the past three years.

"Stretch” as he was affectionately known, was a loving and kind person, and will be remembered for the love he had for his family, friends, and the church. 

Besides his father, he is preceded in death by one sister, Catherine Wright Priester, and a number of aunts and uncles.

Our Heavenly Father saw fit to call him from labor to reward on November 17, 2016 at his home in Augusta GA.

Cherishing his beautiful memory are four sons: Melvin Lofton of Allendale, SC, Karl Housey of Daytona Beach, FL, Tony Cave of Barnwell, SC, and Tarance Revell of Augusta, GA: one daughter, Sherise Revell of Augusta, GA; Mother, Neomia Bush Wright of Barnwell, SC; eighteen grandchildren; one great grand; one step-grand; one brother, Robert (Peggy) Wright, Jr. of Philadelphia, PA; one brother in law, Larry Priester of Allendale, SC; five aunts, Dorothy Bush Ridley, and Evelyn Bush Williamson of Barnwell, SC, Lucille Miller of Aiken, SC, Isabella Wright Sailor of Hartford, CT, and Alberta B. Bush of New York, NY; three uncles, Norris Bush, and Pastor Freddie L. (Mary) Bush of Barnwell, SC, and Donald (Mae) Bush of Bronx, NY; three nephews, Larry Nero (Juanita) Priester of Atlanta, Ga, Hasan K. Priester of Charlotte, NC, and Rodney Wright of Philadelphia, PA; a very special friend, Nancy Diggs of Augusta, GA, and a host of  cousins, other extended family, and sympathizing friends.


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Mae L. Bush
   Posted Tue November 22, 2016

TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was sent by Mae L. Bush.

To: Neomia Wright & Family May God continue to hold you in His hands. Continue to look to Him who will keep you from falling. Your are in our prayers, Donald & Mae Bush & Family

Carolyn Seward
   Posted Sun December 04, 2016
To: The Wright Family

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace. May God Bless You always. Carolyn Seward

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