Thurman Wright, 87, died September 12 at his home in Jenkins.
Born in Cromona, he was a son of the late Luther and Allie Anderson Wright.
He was a brother of the late Theda Tackett, Illee Fleming, Nava Jo Johnson, Ann Cable, Ray Wright, Roy Wright, Glenn Wright, Ernest Wright, Claude Wright, B.L. Wright and Billy Wayne Wright.
Mr. Wright was a 50-year member of the Jenkins Masonic Lodge #856, a 41-year member of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Elkhorn Shrine Club. He was a coal miner for 44 years.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Wanda Wright; a daughter, Sharon Johnson and husband Gary of Virgie; a son, Thurman Wright Jr. and wife Marsha of Meadowview, Va.; a brother, Allen Wright and wife Dana of Hiawassee, Ga.; four grandchildren, and three greatgrandchildren.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow (September 15) in Jenkins. Burial will be in the Payne Gap Cemetery.