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Martha Josephine "Jo" McCuen Wright

April 15, 1925 February 27, 2018
Martha Josephine "Jo" McCuen Wright
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Martha Josephine (McCuen) Wright (Jo), age 92, died on Tuesday morning, February 27, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center.

Jo was born in Ninety-Six, South Carolina on April 15, 1925. After the end of WWII, she moved to Oak Ridge, TN to work, where she met her future husband, who was stationed there while in the US Army. After their marriage, the couple lived and raised a family in the Ball Camp Community in West Knox County. Our mother was a loving, kind person and a friend to everyone. She, along with her husband, was very active during her adult life, giving of her time and other resources toward the betterment of her neighborhood and the community in which she lived. She was a wonderful example as a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Harry M. Wright; son, Patrick L. Wright; parents, Robert King McCuen and Francis Marion Long McCuen; sisters, Sarah, Bea, Katie, Lillian and Jessie; brother, Jack McCuen.

She is survived by her sons, Neil Wright and Michael (Deborah) Wright; grandchildren, Brian (Sherri) Wright, Eric Wright, Erin Wright and one great grandchild, Hunter Wright; special nieces who were very kind to her, Nancy Keck and Jo Tannenbaum; special friend, Hope Muse.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 4th at the Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 5th at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Lupus Foundation of America,

Click Funeral Home, 9020 Middlebrook Pike is serving the Wright family.

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2:00 PM 3/4/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/4/2018 4:00:00 PM
Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel

9020 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel
9020 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville 37923 TN
United States





11:00 AM 3/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Rd Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

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