Athens Review, Athens, Texas

March 18, 2013

Travis Wright

The Athens Review

Athens — BROWNSBORO-Services for Travis Wright, 82, Brownsboro are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Tuesday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Buddy Powell officiating.

Graveside services will follow in New Hope Cemetery under the auspices of Masonic Lodge No. 1051 AF & AM.

Mr. Wright died Sunday, March 17, 2013 in Tyler.

He was born Nov. 14, 1930 in Enloe to Artie Benjamin and Hattie Mae Beckham Wright, and resided in Brownsboro for the past 38 years. He was a member of First United Methodist church. Travis served on the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Directors for several years. He also coached youth-league sports in the Brownsboro area 15 years. He was a 50-year member of Masonic Lodge No. 1051.

Travis was preceded in death by daughter Teresa Hall in 2010, grandson Cooper Wright in 2004, three brothers and one sister.

Survivors include wife of 46 years, Minnie Lou Wright, Brownsboro, sons Chad Wright and wife Amy, Venus, Todd Wright and wife Keri, Flint, daughter Shannon Brown, Fort Worth, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Honorary pallbearers will be Huey Olson, Coy Olson, Adrian Olson, Charles Lane and Larry Smith.

If desired, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church,  11068 Stuart St., Brownsboro, TX 75756 or Masonic Lodge No. 1051, State Highway 31 East, Brownsboro, TX 75756.

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