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“Sandra and Louis, Don and I are so sorry for your loss. At least he's with your precious mom, singing around God's Throne. Love you all. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Don & Rebecca Fraker - Heiskell, TN

“Lucille, i am so sorry for your loss, Ernest was a wonderful person with a great smile. God bless. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Abby Kline - Knoxville, TN

“We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Wright passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Henry and Janet PickettJan Pickett Mincey ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jan Mincey - Spring city, TN

“I first met Ernest and Gladys 45 years ago when Susan and Carl married. It was always a joy to see him over the years. He was a good man. They...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Pat Lucksavage - Loris, SC

“We were privileged to have known Ernest. He was a kind, sweet man and a precious saint and servant of the Lord. His love of the Lord shone in his...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Henry and Valorie Hinds - TN

“So sorry about Mr. Wrights passing, he was a very nice man. I had the pleasure of going to church with him for several years. My prayers are with all...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: karen holmes - oak ridge, TN

Rev. Ernest F. Wright, age 95, of Oak Ridge went home to be with His Heavenly Father on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at The Waters of Clinton. Ernest was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II. He pastored Hinds Creek Baptist Church and Bishopville Baptist Church. He was born September 7, 1921 in Loyston, Tennessee to the late John and Mossie Wright. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his first wife, Gladys Wright and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by:
Wife………………… Lucille Wright of Oak Ridge
Sons………………… Frank & wife Loujuana Wright of Clinton
Carl & wife Susan Wright of Claxton
John & wife Sharon Wright of Clinton
Mike & wife Laurel Wright of Clinton
Daughter……… Sandra & husband Louis Sharp of Andersonville
Brother………. Max & wife Joann Wright of Georgia
Step daughter… Diane Adams
15 Grandchildren
17 Great Grandchildren
Many many nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Monday, October 17, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Ridge. His funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm with Rev. Steve McDonald officiating. His graveside will be 11:00 am, Tuesday at Woodhaven Memorial Garden with full military honors at graveside. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com

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Holley-Gamble Funeral Homes
621 S Charles Seivers Blvd. Clinton, TN 37716
Tel. (865) 457-2323