Jean Bright

February 6, 1937 – November 21, 2020

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Celebration of Life service for Ida Jean Bright, 83, are set for 2:00 pm Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church with Bro. Titus Mathis officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 12:00 until service time at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church. Masks and social distancing guide lines will be in place.

Jean died November 21, 2020 at her residence. She was born February 6, 1937 in Meridian, MS to the late Henry Skinner and Martha Davison Skinner. She was of the Christian faith, a housewife and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bright; daughter Jeanine Wilbanks; great granddaughter, Angel Box; parents; brothers, Henry Skinner Jr., S.T. Skinner, Calvin Skinner; sisters, Earlene Chambers, Pauline Brock, Lila Mae Burns, and Marie Butler.

She is survived by her son, Glen Bright (Vernell); daughters, Jan Crum (Junior), Tammie Bright; son-in-law, Eddie Wilbanks; brother, Robert Skinner (Gladys); grandchildren, Dewayne Crum, Kevin Crum (Kim), Kristle Box (Kevin), Joshua Bright (Renee), Zachary Bright, Kimberly Mercer (Jason), Clayton Wilbanks; 24 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Jacob Crum, Dewayne Crum, Clayton Wilbanks, Joshua Bright, Bobby Joe Jackson, Gerald Guynes. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Crum, Zachary Bright, Kevin Box, Will Cook, and Jason Mercer.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Bright family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.


  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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