October 7, 2016
VERNON, Ala. — Phillip Ray Wright, 90, died Oct. 6, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lamar Memory Gardens with David Sullivan and Jammie Turner officiating. Mr. Wright was born Aug. 6, 1926, to the late Henry Ferris and Alma Elizabeth Wright. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was employed as a school principal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Victor Wright and Lemuel Wright; and sisters, Deamie Green, Sybil Mixon, Ozell Cannerday and Drew Holloway. He is survived by his wife, Edith Wright of Vernon; sons, Randy Wright of Decatur, Alabama, and Kevin Wright of Vernon; daughter, Renee Wright of Vernon; brother, Jack Wright of Montgomery, Alabama; sister, Jessie Neal of Texas; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.