BERNIE - George Lewis Wright, 88, died July 27, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born Nov. 9, 1915, at Manila, Ark., son of the late Jasper Newton and Laura Stone Wright, he attended Cornerstone Tabernacle in Poplar Bluff. He had also worked as a farmer, a painter and at IXL Manufacturing in Bernie.
On Sept. 15, 1935, at Arbyrd, he married Laura Esterline who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, James Wright of Broken Arrow, Okla., Knealin Wright of Pomona and John Wright and Dean Wright of Dexter; one daughter, Barbara Hill of Selmer, Tenn.; two brothers, Dean Wright of Salem, Ill., and Woody Wright of Sullivan; and 21 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Brenda Sue Wright; one grandson, John Kevin Wright; and several brothers and sisters.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Bryan Parkey will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.