OBITUARY

Edna C Wright

Passed away on October 6, 2019
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Reflections of Life I have fought a good fight. I have finished the race I have kept the faith...….

Edna Lue Carroll Wright graced the world with her presence on the twenty-third day of December, in the year of nineteen hundred and forty-two. This sweet little girl was born in Caldwell, Texas, to the proud and loving parents, Richard and Ophelia Carroll. She was the 11th of twelve children blessed to this union. She accepted Christ at an early age, and was baptized at St. Matthew Baptist Church. She received the formal education from Freeman Hight School in Caldwell Texas. She furthered her education at Tyler Barber College in Houston, Texas, and became a license Barber.

She met and married Johnnie Wright, September 23, 1966. To this union two children were born (twins), and they were named Johnnie Brent Jr. and Jacquline Bernadette.

Edna's career began with working in Carroll's Barber Shop in Caldwell, Texas with her brother Malvin. She later moved to Houston, Texas and work in Elliott Barber Shop.

She decided to change her career and become a teacher at Kinder Care Day Care Center for 15 or more years.

Her earthly journey ended on October 6, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Ophelia Carroll, her husband Johnnie Brent Wright and grand son (Xaziver), five brothers and three sisters.

She leaves to cherish her memory two loving children, Johnnie Brent Wright Jr. (Jennifer) Jacquline Bernadette Wright, Morris Manuel (Lee Undre). Three grandchildren: Quinton Morris, Johnnie Brent Wright (3rd) and Jaelyn Wright. One brother: Milton Carroll Caldwell, Texas and three sisters Rubye Middleton and Dorothy Spence (Jessie) Houston, Texas and Teresa Sims (Thurman), Caldwell, Texas. A host of Brother-n-laws, sister-in-laws, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Reception Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Memories

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Valerie Carroll

October 15, 2019

R.I.Paradise auntie, we love you so much. Sending continued prayers twins (Jackie & Brennie) and thanking God for the visit. Love y’all dearly💕

Adrienne S.

October 15, 2019

I thank God for crossing paths with you. You were such a genuine and caring person. I know you’re with God. Every winter I think about the time I didn’t have a coat. It was freezing. You learned I didn’t have a coat and you bought me one. When I came to visit and we talked about what I had been up to you told me God was blessing me and you were proud of me. It meant a lot to hear that someone was proud of me. I’m starting to cry as I think of how I won’t see you when I go over to visit. You were such a blessing to me. Thank you for being a grandmother to me and my sisters. To my brother Quinton I love you and I’m always here for you. Mama Jackie I know you’re strong but God is even stronger and I know that he is going to carry you and Twin through this. I love you all. 🤞🏾❤️

Raymond Mathews

October 14, 2019

Mother Wright was very special in my life and it has and was an honor of knowing her, she truly will be missed but not forgotten.
To Johnny and Jackie, know that weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning, I love you both and trust in the Lord for continuous strength.

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