Marguerite Ellen Wright, age 96 of Caryville entered into her heavenly home in the early morning hours of April 22, 2022. She was born on June 20, 1925, to Reverend J.W. Wright and Eliza Antle Wright, who were eagerly awaiting her arrival in heaven. Also gathered for this joyous reunion were her sisters Mae and Nadine; her brothers Neville Warren, Bob, and Gene; and her nephews Jim Taylor and Jack Wright.

She leaves behind to enjoy the family memories a nephew Jody Wright and wife Kim; niece Julie Minton and husband Steve; great nieces Lauren Grosam and husband Jeremy, and Mollie Wright; and a great nephew Michael Minton.

Marguerite was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Caryville, where she and her sisters served as the hands and feet of Jesus. She taught the 4th grade at Caryville School for 40 years. She was quite well known for her energy and enthusiasm for life, and expressing her thoughts in a very lively, unique manner.

Family and friends will meet 1 PM Tuesday April 26, 2022 at Campbell Memorial Gardens for graveside service and interment, Rev. Gary Parker officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Caryville First Baptist Church.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

One Reply to “Marguerite Ellen Wright, age 96 of Caryville”

  1. She was a very sweet and kind lady that I got to know her while working for the city of Caryville.

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