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Kerry Wright '56 October 26, 2021 4:10 PM updated: October 26, 2021 4:23 PM

Kerry Eugene Wright
January 7, 1935 - October 21, 2021

A funeral service honoring the life of Kerry Eugene Wright, 86, will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral home, 943 Polk St., Mansfield, Louisiana. Interment will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in Homer, Louisiana at 2:30 p.m. There will be a visitation held on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Officiating the service will be Reverend Bill McLain.

Kerry was born to George Elvis Wright and Pauline Haskins Wright on January 7th, 1935 in Minter, Texas and entered into rest the night of October 21st, 2021 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Kerry was a resident of Mansfield, Louisiana for 40 years, and worked as a Chemical Engineer for the International Paper company for 36 years. Kerry was a strong believer in Jesus Christ and served the Lord in every aspect of his life. He was a devoted husband of almost 64 years to Millie, and he loved his family deeply. A graduate of Texas A&M, he was a faithful follower of the Aggies, and enjoyed spending his time gardening, traveling, and reading. Those who knew Kerry would say he was a loving, gentle, kind, humble and encouraging man, who loved his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.

Kerry was preceded in death by his parents. Left to cherish his memory are his wife; Mildred B. Wright; sons, Eugene Wright and wife, Lisa, and Allan Wright and wife, Claire; daughter, Judy Low and husband, Bill; grandchildren, Trey Low '07 and wife, Margaret, Lindsey Briscoe and husband, Matthew, Annie Low and be PFC Nathan Kerry Wright (USMC); great-grandchildren, Ellie Grace Low, Evie Low, Graeme Low, Cate Low and Austin Briscoe; sister, Juanita Taylor and husband, Silas; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and other loved ones.

Honoring Kerry as pallbearers will be Paul E. Knapp, William Richardson Low, Jr., William Richardson Low III, Matthew Briscoe, Mike Melton, and Richard Wilkinson. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be PFC Nathan Kerry Wright (USMC), Silas Taylor, Larry Taylor, Rickey Brown, John Jones and Bubba English.

 

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