Esther Wright, age 98, joined the love of her life (Maurice) on June 21, 2015. Esther was born on August 11, 1916 to the late Oren and Goldie Johnson, in Tampico. She was the second child of their eleven children.
On November 24, 1938 she married Maurice Dexter Wright from Crothersville. Maurice died on January 22, 1984.
She operated a Beauty Shop for many years in Seymour’s Vehslage Building. Later, adding a room to her house on Lee Blvd, for a Beauty Shop.
Surviving are two sons, Marlin (Mary) Wright of Poinciana, Florida and Larry (Donna) Wright of Rosharon , Texas. Also surviving are, six Grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Surviving sisters are Irene Garriott, Ruth Hunt and Donna Bryant. Four brothers, Carl, Dale, Ray and Glen Johnson and three sisters, Doris Mckain Benge, Edna Jones and Faye Ruddick preceded her in death.
She held a special place in her heart for her cousins Francis and Harry Elliott from Tampico. She said, Harry has the mannerisms and looks of her Grandfather, Jason Johnson.
Cremation was chosen as Esther requested.
Graveside services will be held in Crothersville Cemetery on Saturday, July 25th at 11:00 AM.
Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory are handling local arrangements.
Online condolences may be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeonline.com