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John Morrison Wright, 88, of Sumner

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John Morrison Wright, 88, of Sumner passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at his home.

Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled a graveside service for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21st, at Knights of Honor Cemetery with Rev. Benny Dollins officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 – 2 p.m. followed by a funeral procession to Blossom where military honors will be rendered.

Mr. Wright, the son of George & Ada Fannie Hicks Wright, was born March 28, 1931, in Paris.

He served in the U. S. Navy where he received the Navy Occupation Service Medal “Europe” Clasp; National Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device.

He worked at Campbell Soup, was a brick mason, and later worked as janitor at Leisure Lodge Nursing Home. John was an avid fisherman and enjoyed camping and the outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Lois Rife, a brother, Tommy Smith, an uncle, Bo Wright, and an aunt, Beulah Potts.

Survivors include a daughter, Lynette Wright of Ft. Worth, a son, John Morrison Wright, II of El Cajun, CA, 18 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and siblings; Betty Phifer, Sarah Higdon, Mary Crouch, and Donna Davidson Adams along with many nieces & nephews and a host of friends.

Casket bearers will be: Durwin Wilkins, Andy Wilkins, Stoney Wilkins, Chris Wilkins, Sean Crouch, Joe Smith, James Smith and Weldon Coble. Honorary bearers will be: Bobby Phifer, David Rowton, and Jory Coble.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com

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