Alma Alene Wright

Published 4:23pm Friday, September 13, 2013

Alma Alene Wright, 87, formerly of Clanton, passed away on Sept. 12 at Cape Coral, Fla.

She was born on March 15, 1926, in the Concord community in Jefferson County, the daughter of the late Ellis “Doc” Dennis and the late Ammer Ingram Dennis.

She was a devoted and loving wife and mother, and a loyal and loving grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

Surviving are her daughter, Jo Ann Wright of Great Falls, Mont.; son, James Douglas Wright of North Fort Myers, Fla; granddaughters, Amy Wright King (Jovan) of Highlands Ranch of Colo. and Candyce Wright of North Fort Myers, Fla.; grandson, Dean Wright of New Hampshire; great-granddaughter, Alexis Poaletti of Massachusetts; sister, Levonia Clackler Duren of Littleton, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Darlene Munson Wright of North Fort Myers, Fla. and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Martin Wright; sisters, Dorothy M. Raines and Ola P. Smitherman and son-in-law, Thomas G. Thode.

Friends will be received from 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Martin Funeral Chapel.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Martin Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Matt DeBord and the Rev. Jay Hurd officiating.

Interment will follow in the Martin Memorial Cemetery.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 361767, Birmingham, AL 35236-1767.

You may leave online condolences for the family on the guest registry for the family at www.martinfuneralhomeinc.com.

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