Rebecca Izora Wright, 88 of Manila, the widow of Henry Wright, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born at Hornersville, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Cora Pankey and was a lifelong resident of Manila. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carlean and Thomas Lynn of Memphis; a brother, Ira Carel Pankey of Benton Harbor, Mich.; two sistes, Elois Jolliff of Manila and Alma Hembree of Ionia, Mich.; five grandchildren, Connie Whitman, Darrell Lynn, Bruce Lynn, Teresa Kelley, and Carla Craig; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Westside Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. Mike Bowien officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila.