James E. Wright
Published 10:23 pm Friday, November 8, 2019
James E. Wright, 69, transitioned from his earthly labor on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Advent Health Hospital, Daytona Beach, Fla., after a very brief illness.
Left to cherish his memories are his sisters, Agnes Lassiter and Doris (Thomas) Turner; brother, Lester; daughters, Tracy Gales, Nisreen (Danny) Orr; son, Demetrus (Rosenna) Wright; foster daughter, Emily Cardenas; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; four aunts; three uncles; one niece; two nephews; and a host of cousins and friends.
A visitation will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, and the family is receiving visitors at 1104 White Marsh Road, Suffolk. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., Suffolk, and he will be laid to rest with military honors at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended at www.cookeovertonfuneralhome.com.
Professional funeral services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home, Inc.