NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Funeral services for Mr. Robert P. Wright, 45, of Clay Court, North Augusta, who died April 11, 2002, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 p.m., from the Jakin Freewill Baptist Church, Jakin, Ga. Rev. Wayne Sheffield and Rev. Heyward Horton officiating. Interment in the Open Pond Cemetery. Mr. Wright was a native of Thomasville, Ga., having made North Augusta his home for the past 17 years. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, a U.S. Army veteran and a retired driver with Sysco. Survivors include his wife, Dale Speigner Wright; his mother Johnnie Dot Wright, Thomasville, Ga.; a brother, Rushy Scott, Jakin, Ga.; two sisters, Joyce DuPriest, North Augusta and Susie Young, Coolidge, Ga. Pallbearers will be Drake DuPriest, David DuPriest, Jr., Jimmy Hutto, Jerry Cheeks, Jimmy Speigner, David Young, Bert Brownin, Thomas Speigner and Stephen Scott. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803)2781181.
The Augusta Chronicle April 13, 2002