April 19, 2009
Dorothy Mattie Wright, 89, died April 16, 2009, at Cedar Health Cedar in Tupelo. Services are today at 3 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. R.C. Bryan officiating. Burial will follow at West Point Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation is today for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Mrs. Wright was born Oct. 18, 1919, in Poragevile, Mo., to the late Mack Warren and Omega Cheasey. She was a member of First Baptist Church in West Point for 43 years. She moved to Traceway Manor in 2004. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, N.M. Wright Jr.; and one granddaughter. She is survived by her sons, Noel Wright III of Olive Branch and Nathan Wright of Germantown, Tenn.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Ashley S. Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 2095 Appling Road, Cordova, TN 38016.