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 70’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 – 5 p.m. Tuesday at Wise Funeral Home.