Bertha Mae Wright, age 84, of Three Rivers, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in West Point, MS., on June 28, 1926, the daughter of Wilson and Susie May (Swain) White.
Bertha has been a life long resident of Three Rivers. She attended many churches, including Bethel Baptist. She loved her family and most of all, her children. Bertha was faithful in giving to many funds for African Children, and she raised foster children for over 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rev. Frank Jenkins Wright; one daughter, Debra Ann Faulkner; siblings, Sterling White, Canary Smiley, Ernest White, Johnson White, Magnolia Brown, and Gwen White.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, her children, Jacqueline (Kenneth) Gray, of Three Rivers; Susan (Jerome) Roberts, of Portage; Frank Wright, of Three Rivers; Canary (Jerome) Bryant, of Three Rivers; Mark Luke Wright, of Three Rivers; 14 grandchildren, Patricia, Joe, Darcy, Jeremiah, Canary, Joshua, Michael, Jeremy, Rachel, Erika, Jeff, Frank III, Caressa and Jermaine; 24 great-grandchildren and several great-great grands. Many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hohner Funeral Home, with Rev. Ronald White, nephew of Bertha Wright.
Private interment will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be donated to Life Today (James Roberts) or the National Kidney Foundation. Envelopes available at the funeral home.