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April 15, 2014

Myra A. Wright

Myra A. Wright

ORANGE — Myra A. Wright, 81, of Bridge City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

 

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Brother Lynn Ashcraft. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

 

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00, Thursday at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

 

Born in Pine Mountain, Georgia, on May 20, 1932, Myra was the daughter of James Thomas Armstrong and Margaret Frances Myhand. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bridge City and enjoyed the many years she faithfully served rocking and playing with the babies in the nursery. Myra loved gardening, visiting with her neighbors, and spending time with her family as well as her dog, Missy, who was a loyal companion.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Frances Armstrong; husband of 42 years, Bruce V. Wright; 3 brothers; and 4 sisters.

 

Myra is survived by her daughter, Debbie Richardson and husband, Mike of Silsbee; sons, Don Wright and wife, Kris of Orange, David Wright and wife, Sharon of Bridge City; daughter, Pat Stanton and husband, Donnie of Bridge City; grandchildren, James and Jennifer Wright, Catie and Ken Snow, Carly and Michael Broussard, Olivia and Josh Everitt, Michaela Richardson, Bruce Wright, Bethany Stanton, Nick Stanton; and 6 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way. She is also survived by her sister, Peggy Smith of Pine Mountain, Georgia; sister-in-law, Millie Warr and husband, Oren of Center; and special great-niece, Melissa Crim and husband, Stephen of Nederland.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, James Wright, Ken Snow, Michael Broussard, Josh Everitt, Bruce Wright, and Nick Stanton. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of First Baptist Church in Bridge City.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church in Bridge City; 200 West Roundbunch Road, Bridge City, Texas 77611; (409) 735-3583.

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