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Nelson Orlan Wright

August 5, 1940 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 79)




Mr. Nelson Orlan Wright, 79 of 577 Aguilla Rd., passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 at his home.

A Graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 18th at 2:00 PM at Grandview Memorial Park with Rev. Chuck Peters officiating.

Born on August 5th, 1940 in Laurel, Delaware, Nelson was the son of the late Paul Edwin and Louise O’Quinn Wright. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was retired from Land Air Transport.

He is survived by his son, Paul Nelson Wright of Angier; his sister, Ruth W. Williams of Turkey; his sister-in-law, Margie Wright of Raleigh; his four grandchildren: Paul Michael Wright, Kaitlyn Marie Wright, Sonya Baker and Miranda Ann Wright; and was also blessed with four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded-in-death by his son, Aaron Smith Wright; his daughter, Pamela Evelyn Wright; his sister, Nan Dixon and his two brothers, George and Stanley Wright.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by visiting or by mail PO Box 1893 Memphis, TN. 38101-9950

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Graveside Service
December 18, 2019

2:00 PM
Grandview Memorial Park


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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