BL “Beady or Q-Ball” Wright died Monday, March 7, 2011.
Born on April 14, 1926, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Ben and Nora Strickland Wright. Mr. Wright was preceded in death by brothers, TC Wright, Frank Wright and Joseph Wright; sisters, Sis Satterfield, Margaret Lynn, Josie Akins, Mae Pruitt Seabolt and Callie Gaines; and a granddaughter, Cynthia Baker Swain.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Wright; a daughter, Virginia Wright, Canon; sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Helen Wright, Oakwood, Jerry and Wanda Wright, Hoschton, Lonnie and Lisa Wright, Marietta; grandchildren, Roger Wright, Tim Wright, Stephanie Wright, Jody Denton, Tabitha Wright, David Peck, Elizabeth Wright, Joseph Wright, TJ Wright; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; special friend and caregiver, Donald “Sport” Sledge; his home health nurse, Tammy; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.