- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 17 August 2011
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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A memorial service for Kimbrough George Wright, age 55, formerly of Mount Vernon, will be conducted at a later date at the Wright Plantation.
Mr. Wright was born July 7, 1956 in Paris, Tex. to Claiborne George Wright, a science teacher at Mount Vernon ISD, and Margaret Ann Wright. He was a descendant of one of the first White Anglo Saxon families to settle in 1816 in Old Miller County, Ark., what was to become the Republic of Texas.
He was an educator at Mount Vernon ISD, Paris Junior College, and North Texas State University. He was one of the first Eagle Scouts in Mount Vernon in Troop 271.
He died Sunday, Aug. 14 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, S. C.
He is survived by a son, Alex Wright; a daughter, Jessica; and five siblings, Travis Alan Wright, Richard Samuel Wright, Randolph Johnstone Wright, Michael Gene Wright, and Ann Wright Shofner.
For service information, call 214-476-1618.