September 11, 1930 - January 7, 2022 Gloria A. Wright, 91, of Jasper passed away peacefully on January 7, 2022 at Shadescrest Rehab and Nursing Home. Funeral services and burial were at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens in Birmingham. Dwight Forrester officiated.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.C. Autry and Lovie D. McCarthy; adopted parents, Grady L. and Mary L. Anesworth; caring husband of 39+ years, William B "Bill" Wright; and two sisters, Peggy Jane Fuqua (Fairhope) and Bobbie Joyce Jordan (Axis).
She is survived by her son Raymond Lee Hutto of Hoover; daughter Valerie Beasley of Jasper; four grandchildren, Christy Hutto Pender (Justin), Michael Beasley (Stephanie), Brandon Beasley (Macy) and Leanna N. Hutto; six great grandchildren, Brayden Beasley, Zoey Borden, Colby Pender, Ella Beasley, Rebecca Beasley and Griffin Beasley.
Gloria loved music and played the piano beautifully. For eight years pre-COVID she joyfully played the piano weekly for the residents at Shades Crest Rehab and Nursing Home. She recently played for the last time as a resident herself.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to one of her favorite charities, Carl Elliott Library, 98 18th Street E., Jasper, AL 35501 or RUFF Rescue, P.O. Box 453, Oakman, AL 35579, or the charity of your choice.
Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens, Birmingham; (205) 322-0543