Harold Monroe Wright was born on June 11, 1932 at Monkstown, Texas to Lewis Edward Wright and Annie Ethel Huddleston Wright. He passed away on May 27, 2020 at Clyde Cosper Texas State Veteran’s Home, Bonham, Texas at the age of 87 years.
Harold proudly joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17 serving in the Korean War. He later served in the U.S. Air Force. While in the Air Force he married the love of his life, Betty Joyce Brown on December 10, 1956 at Abilene, Texas. She preceded him in death on August 12, 2004. He was a member of the Savoy United Pentecostal Church for over 30 years. He loved his Lord Jesus Christ, his church family and serving the youth of his church.
He is survived by his sons, Rodney G. Wright and wife Patricia of Rowlett, David W. Wright (Rhonda) of Grand Bay, Alabama, Harold M. Wright, Jr. (Kathy) of Marquez, Texas, Marshall D. Wright (Amanda) of Highlands, Texas; daughter, Debra D. Wilson (Rick) of Mobile, Alabama; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Jean Pearse of Briar Cliff, New York; brothers, Hubert Wright of Ravenna, Jesse Mack Wright of Bonham, Edward Allen Wright of Bonham. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Wright; parents, Lewis and Annie Wright; siblings, William W. Wright, Winnie Margaret Lynn, Tony Conrad Wright, and Geneva Juanita Wright.
Funeral Services will be held 11AM Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the Savoy United Pentecostal Church in Savoy, Texas. Rev. Robert Eades and Bishop Virgil Cornwell will officiate. Pallbearers will be Nolan Wright, Geron Simpson, Ricky Cornwell, James Hudson, Robert McMahon, and Alex Connors. Interment will follow at Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Texas.
Memorials may be made to the Savoy United Pentecostal Church, P.O. Box 216, Savoy, Texas 75479. Please make a memo on the check for the Harold Wright Scholarship Fund.