Conual Wright died Jan. 25, 2012. He was born Jan. 7, 1942 to the late Rubenia Alderman and the late Cornell Wright of Baxley. Conual was preceded in death by his step-father, Ellis James Alderman, a sister, Myrtice Crosby and two daughters, Queenie Wright and Letisha Walton. He attended Appling County Consolidated School and graduated in 1962.
Survivors include his wife, Carrie Wright and five children, James C. Wright, Ellis James (Emily) Wright, Shelia Carletha (Nathaniel Banks) Wright, Myrtice (LeShawn Mobley) Johnson and Princess (Steven Scott) Wright; two step-daughters, Shirly (Jerome) Payne and Rebecca Carter; half-sisters an brothers, Irene Williams, Rubern Tabern, Mattie Brown, Mike Williams, George (Ann) Williams and Linda (Dennis) Roberson; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Lola Shaw, Georgiana Murphy, Maggie Murphy, Phyllis Reddish, Elliott Reddish, Johnnie Mae Reddish, Richard (Altamese) Harris, Terry (Katina) Author and Willie (Mary) Reddish; long life friend (children?s mother), Christine Wright Sease; 18 grandchildren (three preceding him in death), three great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends.
Funeral services for Conual Wright were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at First African Baptist Church with the Rev. Kendall Bennamon officiating and the Rev. C. D. Roberts presiding. Interment followed in Rachel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Ellis James Wright, Jr., Michael Davis, Gus Stokes, Ronald Bryant, Henry Alderman, Jr., Nathaniel Banks, Horace Sellers, LeShawn Mobley, Jerome Payne, Milton Payne, Henry Reddish, Jr. and Stanford King.
Honorary pallbearers were Appling County Consolidated High School Class of 1962.
Musical selections were rendered by Alberta Ryals, Jason Powell, Carletha Wright and the First African Baptist Church Choir.
Arrangements were under the direction of Baxley Funeral Home.