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Ida Geraldine Wright

August 25, 1933 June 22, 2017
Ida Geraldine Wright
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Obituary for Ida Geraldine Wright

Ida Geraldine Wright, 83, of Vincennes, passed away at 10:47 PM Thursday June 22, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Hospital with her family at her bedside when the Lord called her home. Geraldine was born August 25, 1933 in Dyer County, TN the daughter of Willie Eli and Delia Lawson Fortner. She worked at various jobs from a sales clerk in a jewelry store, school bus route driver, bank teller and her most important job was being a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and secretary/personal assistant to her husband in his ministry.

Geraldine is survived by her husband, Noble E. Wright whom she married on July 29, 1950. Their children, Norman K. Wright, and his wife Pamela of Moberly, MO, Vivian C. Gamblian, and her husband Stan of Allen, TX, Roger V. Wright, and his wife, Mary of Vincennes, IN, Betsye K. Harris of Paragould, AK and Rachel E. Craighton, and her husband Gordon of Shiloh, GA. She was blessed with 18 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 5 brothers, Curtis Fortner, Willie P. Fortner, R.V. Fortner, Ezra Fortner, Tommie Gene Fortner, 4 sisters, Delia Fortner, Laverne Fortner, Berta Ruth (Sis) Reagor and Mattie Sue Leslie.

Funeral services will be celebrated Saturday June 24, 2017 at 3:30 PM at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home with Scott Wiley officiating. Geraldine will be laid to rest in the Rehoboth Cemetery in Newbern, TN on Monday at 11:00 AM EDT/ 10:00 AM CDT. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Central Church of Christ, Vincennes, IN.

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Visitation

Saturday

24

Jun

11:00 AM 6/24/2017 11:00:00 AM - 3:30 PM 6/24/2017 3:30:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick

521 Vigo Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Duesterberg-Fredrick
521 Vigo Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

Funeral

Saturday

24

Jun

3:30 PM 6/24/2017 3:30:00 PM - 3:30 PM 6/24/2017 3:30:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick

521 Vigo Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Duesterberg-Fredrick
521 Vigo Street Vincennes 47591 IN
United States

Graveside

Monday

26

Jun

11:00 AM 6/26/2017 11:00:00 AM
Rehoboth Cemetery

239 E. Main
Newbern, TN 38059

Rehoboth Cemetery
239 E. Main Newbern 38059 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rehoboth Cemetery Final Resting Place

239 E. Main
Newbern, TN 38059

239 E. Main Newbern 38059 TN
United States
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