Thena Wright

June 26, 1950 – November 25, 2021

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Thena Louise Wright, 71, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born June 26, 1950, to Russell and Mattie Brooks. She graduated from Jumpertown High School. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for several years. She worked for Brown Shoe Company and Wright Refrigeration. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, spending time with her friends and prayer group, and watching her grandchildren’s sports.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, November 28, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Pilcher and Bro. Josh Sparks officiating. Burial will be in New Lebanon Cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Valerie (Jason) Pilcher; two sisters, Barbara (Mike) Duboise and Regayda (Donnie) Johnson; three grandchildren, Mattie, Aaron and Rebekah; mother-in-law, Lowenstine Graves; and sister-in-law, Betty Green.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Wright; her parents; two brothers, Charles Ray Brooks and James Roy Brooks; and one sister, Jill Yates.

Pallbearers are Sam Michaels, Carson Newell, Scott Johnson, Derick Johnson, Gary Johnson, Robert Buran, Alex Wesson, and Dallas Cleveland.

Visitation will be Sunday from 12:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Past Services

November 21, 2021


November 28, 2021

A Celebration of Life

November 28, 2021


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