St. John's Cemetery Individual Record

[No Photo]

Kenneth W. Sr. Wright
( , -- September 3, 1995)

Section: 55
Space: 1
Lot: 9
Spouse: Mary Ellen Wright
Place of Birth: Sedalia, MO
Military: World War II
Occupation: Business

Kenneth W. Wright, Sr., 75, of Pensacola died Sunday, September 3, 1995, following a lengthy illness.  Mr. Wright was born in Sedalia, MO and moved to Pensacola in the early 40's.  He is a Navy veteran of World War II, a member and former Deacon of Warrington Baptist Church and was an employee of Gulf Power Company until he retired.  Mr. Wright was a Little League Baseball coach for many years.  After retiring from Gulf Power, he and Mrs. Wright managed the Warrington Aid Center for 13 years.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Wright of Pensacola; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth W. and Jill Wright of  Pensacola; Michael J. and Anna Wright of Pace; sister Lucille Latham of Torrance, CA; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Tucker of Pensacola and D.U. Nace of Hattisburg, MS; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 6, in Oak Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Larry Mayo officiating.  Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Tom Duty, Ben Gordan, Tyrone Harbour, John Reeves, Thomas Ratchford, and grandson, Kenneth W. Wright, III.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Good Neighbors Sunday School Class at Warrington Baptist Church.  Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Friends may call at Oak Lawn Funeral Home 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Warrington Aid Center, P.O. Box 4191, Pensacola,32507.