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Jewel Wright

Wednesday, August 3, 2005

RIPLEY -- Jewel Francis Wright, 95, died July 29, 2005, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in Ripley.

Daughter of the late Daniel and Dora Street Shelton, she was a homemaker and a member of the North Ripley Baptist Church.

Her husband, Billy C. "Bill" Wright, preceded her in death.

One stepson, William C. "Bill" Forehand; two sisters, Gracie Jobe and Ruth Walker; one brother, Lee Roy Shelton; and four grandchildren also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Abe Roffman of Southaven, Shirley and Bud Eidson of Meridian and Dorothy and Herman Windham of New Albany; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Charles Wright of Blue Mountain, Neil and Beverly Wright of Sikeston, Myrle and Marsha Wright of Pensacola, Fla., and Jim Wright of El Paso, Texas; one brother, Alvie Shelton of Nesbit; and many grandchildren, great-

grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Sunday at McBride Funeral Home in Ripley. Lamar Grisham officiated.

Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery.