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James Wright

September 11, 1941 — October 19, 2021

James L. “JL” Wright, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.

James was born on September 11, 1941 in Alto, Georgia to the late Carvin Thomas and Lucy Mae Kimsey Wright.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Wilburn Wright; first wife, Beverly Page Wright; infant daughter, Pamela Kay Wright; son, Kenneth Scott Wright; granddaughter, Tiffany Amber Wright Gossette; and second wife, Victoria Genovese Wright.

Survivors include his brothers, Bruce Wright (Kathy), Weldon Wright (Karen), and Tommy Wright (Suzanne); sister, Nadine Wright Thomas (Paul); grandson, Daniel Wright (Anna); numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends in Georgia as well as Maryland, where he lived from 1982 to 2019.

James was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served eight years in the sixties as a Photographer and another four years in the eighties as an Operations Specialist. He was a Life Member of the VFW Post #7720 in Cornelia, Georgia.

He retired from Westinghouse/ Northrup Grumman Corporation in Linthicum, Maryland, having worked in the security department. He had previously been a truck driver for Mayflower Van Lines, Bekins Van Lines, Bowman Transportation, Thurston Motor Lines, Ryder and the Army/ Air Force Exchange Service. He had also worked at Riegel Textiles as a weaver and then as a spinning frame fixer. He graduated from NGTVS as a watch repairman in the 1970s.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or online at www.donate3.cancer.org .


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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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