MR. ELTON GLENN WRIGHT, age 92, of Blowing Springs Road, Menlo, Georgia, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Mr. Wright was born on July 14, 1926 to the late Tiny (Glenn) and Ruby Fondren Wright. He was a World War ll Veteran, serving in Germany, Korea, and Italy. He was a certified electrician who retired from Harriet and Henderson Mills as Superintendent of Electrical Maintenance. A longtime cattle farmer in the Chelsea community, He was also a member of the Masons. Mr. Wright was a member of Chelsea Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Ann Willingham Wright and sisters, Gwendolyn and Marie Wright.
Mr. Wright is survived by his daughter & son-in-law, Wanda and Bub Cooper; grandchildren, Leigh Ann Cooper Kay and husband Tim Kay, Matt Cooper and wife Stephanie Cooper; great-grandson, Luke Cooper and great-granddaughter Lo Cooper; sister, Evelyn White; brothers, Billy Wright, Fondren Wright, and Ralph and Donna Wright as well as many Nieces and Nephews.
Graveside and interment service will be held Friday, August 24th in the Alpine Cemetery with Rev. Billy Wright and Rev. Ralph Wright officiating with Military Honors by American Legion Shanklin-Attaway Post #5, Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Matt Cooper, Tim Kay, Jeremy Ash, Jason Wright, Malcolm Wright, Tony Wright, and Mike Wright; Honorary Pallbearers Luke and Lo Cooper. Visitation will be Friday from 11 AM until 1 PM at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to American Legion Shanklin-Attaway Post #5, Honor Guard, #5 Shorter Avenue, Rome, Georgia-30175.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Elton Glenn Wright, who passed away Tuesday.