Alfred Burton Wright

April 17, 1937March 9, 2019

Alfred Burton Wright –

Of Jackson, was reunited in Heaven with Julie, his beloved wife of 50 years, on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the age of 81. He is survived by his daughters, Deborah (Wright) Whitney and Penny Wright; one grandson; one granddaughter; nine great grandsons; one great great granddaughter; several brothers and sisters; their spouses; loving family members and friends. Alfred was born in Jackson on April 17, 1937 to Alfred C. and Lelia (Reed) Wright. He was an honorably discharged Veteran of the United States Army. He achieved the rank of SP4 (T) E-4 (P1) after proudly serving his country for five years. He was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was a rifle and pistol marksman, received the Good Conduct Medal, and was a 2nd C1 gunner. After he returned home he was loyally employed as a machinist at Teer Wick Wire and retired after 38 years of service. He was a Past Master of the Napoleon Masonic Lodge 301 as well as past Vice-President of the Eagles post 612 of Jackson. He donated his time to the American Red Cross teaching CPR and First-Aid and supported the Easter Seals. He loved his family and he loved spending time with them. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. His love for his family and Country was immeasurable. He often said he was saving the last dance for his true love, Julie, our mamma and grandma. Enjoy the dance, Daddy, you’re home! He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Mr. Wright has been cremated and he will be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery with Military Honors on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.


3 June

Burial at Ft. Custer National Cemetery

2:00 pm


Alfred Burton Wright

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Nisa Frazier

March 15, 2019

My love and prayers to all my family ."Bud"was truly a wonderful person and brother. Penny and Debbie all my live to you. I may be in Texas but my heart is with you all. All my love. Prayers. And heartfelt sympathy to you all. Aunt Nisa

Penny Wright

March 15, 2019

One of my favorite memories of my dad is when he took me hunting for the first time. We wer on top a hill and dad told me to the gun( dont remember what kind) to my shoulder and squeeze the trigger when he counted to three. I must have been about 8 years old best i can remember. So he started counting. One, two and after 3 he said squeeze the trigger.So i did. And found myself at the bottom of the hill. He looked at me and said " thats how not to hold a gun now ill show you the right way" We laughed so hard and lausghed about it for days after. My shoulder was sore but it didnt matter we were together had fun and a good laugh. Memories i will never forget.

Jim Underhill

March 13, 2019

Bud was a man who loved and cared for his loved ones. He was kind to our family ; especially to our children. That meant a lot to me.

Sandra Barker

March 13, 2019

Rip, uncle Bud, a couple years ago my sister Lorri and I traveled to Jackson to visit, noone answered the door, but my memory of uncle Bud was when i was 6 or 7yrs old, i got stung by a wasp or bee he got some mud and put on it, it actually felt better, Thank you to uncle Bud.