January 9, 1989
DENVER, Colo. – Jack Wendell Wright, a native of Newport News, died Monday, Jan. 2, in his home.
He graduated from Huntington High School, Howard University, and attended the University of Colorado.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had retired from Mountain Bell Telephone Company.
Survivors include three daughters, four sisters, Doris W. Parker of Newport News, Shirley W. Lee, Mildred W. Hagan and Buena W. Reese, all of Hampton; three brothers, Homer C. Wright, the Rev. Douglas F. Wright and Mack Ivory Wright, all of Hampton; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Pipkin Funeral Home.