Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

James Allen Wright Sr.


James Allen Wright Sr., 77, of Petersburg, passed away on May 28, 2016 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg. Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, Lincoln. There will be no services at this time.

James was born April 4, 1939 in Lincoln, IL., the son of Leonial G. Wright and Dorothy M Humbert. He marries Sherry Thresher on September 18, 2004 in Union, IL. He was an auto body mechanic for several paces in Logan County. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge #2708.

Surviving are his wife Sherry Wright of Petersburg; children James Allen Wright Jr. (Val Huffman) of Lincoln, Ed Wright (Janis) of Lincoln, Mike Wright of Havana, Rex Wright (Vicky) of Lincoln, step sons Eric Power of Petersburg and Terry Power (Rachel) of Petersburg, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, siblings Kay Skelton of San Jose, Russell Wright (Beth) of Lincoln, and Bobby Wright of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Jo Ann Schrader.

Memorial donations may be made to Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home for help with funeral expenses.

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