Truly Harris Wright

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 3, 2012

Feb. 6, 1935 – Jan. 28, 2012

NATCHEZ — Services for Truly Harris Wright, 76, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Promise Hospital in Vidalia, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Kingston, with the Rev. Willie J. Anderson officiating.

Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Robert D. Mackel and Sons Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and from noon until service time Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Wright was born Feb. 6, 1935, in Adams County, the daughter of Edward Aldolph Smith and Virginia Bruce Harris Bassett. He was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Kingston, and was retired from the food service business.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Melvin Harris; and three siblings.

Survivors include one sister, Odessa Washington and husband, James, of Natchez; one brother, Pharoah Bassett and wife, Georgia, of Jackson; a friend, Willie Shropshire of Natchez; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one aunt, Lucille Carter of Natchez; one uncle, Willie Bruce of Port Allen, La.; and a number of other relatives and friends.