The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 9 a.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home in Jasper. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 10 a.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial in Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper. Shane Morrow will officiate. Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
Wright was preceded in death by his father, Henry Clay Wright; mother, Carrie Lee Moore Wright; sister, Mary Terrell; brothers, Ransome, Raliegh, Ralph, and Lewis Wright; wife, Ruby Golden Fletcher Wright; and grandparents, Lewis Marshal Wright and Sara Jane Wright.
He is survived by his daughters, Caryl Curtis of Oakman, Lana Lambert of Lake Panosofkee, Fla., and Sandra Carpenter of Newark, Ohio; sons, Franklin Wright Jr. (Gail) of Royce City, Texas and Robert Wright of Oakman; sisters, Dorothy Kash of Frenchburg, Ky., and Buena Ely of Louisville, Ky.; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.