Maynard Reynold Wright

August 11, 1934 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 85)


Maynard R. Wright, 85, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice of South Georgia. He was born in Cairo, Georgia August 11, 1934 to Oliver and Edna Gilbert Wright. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a graduate of Chattanooga State Technical Institute with a degree in Nuclear Technology. He retired from Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant in Baxley and was a minister of the Church of Christ, serving churches in Baxley, Glennville and Jesup. He was an Emergency Medical Technician working with EMS for many years. He was a loving caring husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Wright.

He is survived by, Wife, of 60 years, Betty Underwood Wright of Baxley, GA

                              Children, Alan Wright, of Baxley, GA

                                               Lisa Campbell (Mark) of Warner Robbins, GA

                                              Tammy Copeland (Allen) of Brunswick, GA

                           Sister, Shirley Donalson, (Walter) of Thomasville, GA

Grandchildren, Mark Campbell, Jr. (Hannah), Jesse Campbell, Cassidy Copeland, Jonah Copeland, Lindsey Copeland, Great Granddaughter, Savannah Campbell

Visitation will begin 9:30 a.m  Tuesday, February 25, Alma Church of Christ, 1840 U.S. Hwy #1 Alma, GA.

 Services will follow at 11:00 a.m Tuesday at Alma Church of Christ with Brothers, Danny Turner, Randy Vaughn, and Robert Gibbons officiating. Burial will be the Church Cemetery with military honors.

Pallbearers: Mark Campbell Allen Copeland, Mark Campbell, Jr., Jesse Campbell, Jonah Copeland, Bobby Lairsey

Care and services entrusted to Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia.

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February 25, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Funeral Service
February 25, 2020

11:00 AM

Military Honors
February 25, 2020

12:54 PM

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