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Haven Dillard Wright, 93, a life-long resident of Webster County, left this earthbound life Saturday, June 8, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Eileen Graves Wright; a daughter, Pamela W. Vedros, of Vicksburg; a son, James B. Wright, of Mantee; a granddaughter, Merrin E. Wright, of Columbus; a sister, Burlene W. Henley, of Mantee; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Wiley Wright and Dora Orman Wright; three sisters: Zenie Ellison, Josie Williams and Jimmie Henley; and a grandson, Jarod D. Clark.
Mr. Wright worked for Babcock and Wilcox in West Point, for 30 years, but his passion was farming, which he enjoyed well into his 70â€™s.
Services for Mr. Wright will be 5 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora, with Bro. Paul Ellison officiating. Burial will follow in the Clarkson Cemetery.
Pallbearers are: Haven Ellison, Erwin Henley, Ronnie Ellison, Kerry Henley, Tim Hamilton and Jerry Ellison.
Visitation is from 3 â€“ 5 p.m. Tuesday at Wise Funeral Home.