Jeff William Wright, Sr., 84, of Demopolis, went to be with his Lord on January 4, 2017 at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Mr. Wright was born May 16, 1932 in Demopolis to the late Austin and Wilma Wright. He is preceded in death by his parents Austin and Wilma Singleton Wright; his wife Barbara Bott Wright; son Robert Wright; sister Juanita Ridgway; and a brother A.C. Wright. He is survived by his loving companion of 25 years Annette Johnson; daughter Linda Wright of Deatsville, Al; sons Jeff Wright, jr. (Terri) of Toomsuba, MS and John Wright (Billie Jean) of Forkland; sister Geraldine Randall (Ed) of Demopolis; brothers Thomas Wright (Lois) of Demopolis and Willie Wright (Kay) of Ft. Worth, TX; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Fairhaven Baptist Church in Demopolis, Alabama with Reverend Scott Stevens officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 until 10:50 and the service will begin at 11. Burial will follow the service at Demopolis Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Buster Ward, Ricky Daniels, Gwen Etheridge, Milton Cherry, Milton Murray, and Gene Fowler. Honorary pallbearers will be his Sunday School class and the employees of Hospice of West Alabama. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of West Alabama: 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35404 or the charity of one’s choice.
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