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Visitation

London's Mortuary
Friday September 14th, 2018
1:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

First Baptist Church
Saturday September 15th, 2018
11:00am

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Rev. Billy Wayne Wright

Life’s Journey

Billy Wayne Wright was born in Mineola, Tx on June 22, 1954 to the late Robert Wright Jr. and Delois Wright.  He attended McFarland and later graduated from Mineola High School in 1972. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the United States Army to serve his country, where he earned his Sharpshooter Badge as well as became an exceptional Chef.

He was a dedicated member of Sidney Temple Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Rev. O.J. Mays. After being called to Ministry at East Chapel CME Church, he became Pastor of Salem CME of Cushing, Tx. He later became Pastor of New Hope Corinth of Malakoff, Tx as well as Pastor of Humble Baptist Church of Mineola, Tx.  Billy was ordained in the Methodist Conference by Rev. D.L. Madlock under the Leadership of Rev. Leonard Spurling.

He was proceeded in death by his father Robert Wright Jr., two brothers Lincoln Roy Wright and Edward Charles Russell, one grandson Christian Wright and one granddaughter Jazmine Staples.

He leaves his memories to be cherished by  A devoted Mother Delois Wright, Five Daughters LaShanda Wright, Anita Thornton(Adam), Winter Wright, Misti Blackwell and Lovely Wright. Three sons DeVante Wright, Joshua Wright and Caleb Wright, Two Special Sons Edwin Wright and Rashawn Hornsby. Eight Grand Children and Four Great Grand Children. Two sisters Cora Palmer and JoKathryn McCarty, Three brothers Lawrence Wright, Anthony Wright and Virgil Wright.  A host of relatives, church members and friends.


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Guestbook

WE LOVE YOU UNK BILL, MESHA, JACCIE PRENTICE AND JAYSON!!!

TAMESHA TUCK Sep 19 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Billy Wright

MESHA Sep 19 2018 12:00 AM

Aww, sister!! I love you so much. This is so sweet.

Lovely Wright Sep 18 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Billy Wright

Anita Thornton Sep 16 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Billy Wright

Peggy Gipson Sep 16 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of the loss of Rev. Billy, We extend our sympathy to his family, especially the siblings which we coached and/or taught in Mineola. Love and prayers for comfort,

Coach Al and Pat Harris Sep 15 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Billy Wright

Regina Staples Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rev. Billy Wright

Tommie & Yvonne Sinches Sep 14 2018 12:00 AM

Please accept my sincere condolences and prayers. May you find the joy and peace you require to strengthen you at this time.

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Revelations 21:4

Earnest (Peter) Williams

Earnest Williams Sep 12 2018 12:00 AM

Delois and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are that God will give you comfort and strength as you go through this time of sorrow.

Uris & Shirley Roberson Sep 12 2018 12:00 AM

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