November 22, 1999
JAMES A. WRIGHT
James A. Wright, 69, a resident of the Regency Health Care Center in Grafton, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999. He was a native of Hampton and had been a resident of Grafton for 10 years. He was employed by NASA at Langley Air Force Base. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Wright.
He is survived by his sister, Celestine Johnson and her husband, Charles Johnson Sr. of Hampton; one aunt, Merrittine Harris of Newport News; and a host of relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at Smith Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Hampton. Assemble at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Smith Brothers Funeral Home. Viewing will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday at Smith Brothers Funeral Home, 545 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Phone: 723-4117.