Welcome to the memorial page for

Mary (Roberts) Wright

August 24, 1926 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 90)

Mary Wright crossed over to be with her Lord on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. She loved the Lord and her family.

Mary was born in North Carolina; she studied voice and achieved both state and national recognition. She sang in choirs in North Carolina and Atlanta. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and was active in its Lee Anderson Sunday School, Wonderful Life, Women in the Church, and Changed Lives Ministries.

She was an active member of the Embroidery Guild of America, Quilters Guild, Chattanooga Music Club, Southern Railroad Women’s Club, Missionary Ridge Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Valmont Women’s Club. She volunteered at the Cerebral Palsy Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Wright, parents, four brothers, and one sister.

She is survived by her beloved son, James (Susan) Wright Jr., and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at Noon on Monday, August 28 at the First Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends an hour prior to service. Burial will follow at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Changed Lives.

Please visit to share words of comfort to the family.

Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
August 28, 2017

12:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga Chapel

August 28, 2017

11:00 PM to 12:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga Chapel

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