Margaret Ann Wright, 76, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in a local hospital.
She achieved her RN (registered nurse] degree from Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and retired from Bradley Memorial Hospital as assistant director of nursing after 35 years of service. She volunteered at SkyRidge until her health failed. She was an avid UT football and Lady Vols fan. She was of the Christian faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.L. “Les” Martin and Hilda Gladys Martin.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Jerry Wright, of Cleveland; children: Shelley Kirkpatrick and husband, Jim, of Ringgold, Ga., and Jennifer Wright Price and Zachary Wright and wife, Kristy, all of Cleveland; five grandchildren: Emma Kirkpatrick, Brandon Moore, Dylan Price, Alexis Wright and Austin Wright; two great-grandchildren, Brandon Moore Jr. and Kyler Moore; five sisters: Myra Piercey, Jean Robbins and Ruby Whalen, all of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, Sharon Ellis and husband, Dave, of Mount Juliet and Helen Davis and husband, Leonard, of Cleveland; brother, Robert L. Martin Jr. and wife, Ruby, of Corner Brook; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor Herbert Conley officiating.
Interment will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in Chilcutt Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve Price, Dylan Price, Brandon Moore, Jim Kirkpatrick, Mike Crittenden and Dustin Hawkins.
A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Wright family guest book at fikefh.com.