Flora Martin Wright

January 2, 1925May 10, 2018

Flora Wright, know to friends as “Flo” passed away on May 10, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in 1925 in Eliasville, Texas she was one of seven children born to W.H. Martin, a Veterinary Surgeon and his wife Lillie Gilmore Martin. Flo left Graham and moved to Fort Worth with her friends Mabel and Deedie to work in a factory during WW2. Soon after she moved to Houston where she met her soon to be husband A.L. Wright, Jr. and began her career working for “Ma Bell.” Flo worked in many different roles at Southwestern Bell over her long career and enjoyed her work as a directory assistance operator. Flo was also a proud member of the Communications Workers of America local union. She made many lifelong friends while working at “Ma Bell.” Flo will forever be remembered by her daughters Janet Leigh McDonald and Donna Wright Carson, son-in-laws Greg McDonald and Richard Carson, and her five grandchildren; William McDonald, Marleigh McDonald, Jamison Carson, Riley Carson, Sativa Wright, and her husband Kirk Puckett, as well as Great-grandchildren Genevieve and Kingston Puckett. Flo was predeceased by her husband A.L. Wright, Jr., and sons Glenn and Lynn Wright. A funeral service in memory of Flo will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:00am at Heights Funeral Home Chapel, 1317 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008, with the Rev. Mike Tarvin, Director of Spiritual Care and Values Integration Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Forest Park Lawndale cemetery.

Memorial donations in memory of Flo may be made to the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Houston Methodist Neurological Institute or the charity of their choice. (NantzFriends to: PO Box 4384 Houston, TX 77210-4384 or online at:


  • Janet Leigh McDonald and her husband Greg, Daughter
  • Donna Wright Carson and her husband Carson, Daughter
  • William McDonald, Grandchild
  • Marleigh McDonald, Grandchild
  • Jamison Carson, Grandchild
  • Riley Carson, Grandchild
  • Sativa Wright and her husband Kirk Puckett, Grandchild
  • Genevieve Puckett, Great Grandchild
  • Kingston Puckett, Great Grandchild
  • Glenn Wright, Son
  • Lynn Wright, Son
  • A.L. Wright, Jr., Husband


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Flora Martin Wright

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