Eleanor Faye Wright - Lepanto

Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Eleanor Faye Wright, 71, of Lepanto died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Gosnell Health Care.

A lifelong resident of the area, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lepanto.

Survivors include her husband, Jessie Wright; a daughter, Terry Downs of Memphis; five sisters, Jean Hayes of Osceola, Doris Wright of Lepanto, Wanda Towns of Beebe, Elissa Underwood of Pekin, Ill., and Martha Gibson of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Jennifer Waters and Crystal Wilder, both of Manila; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alma Lorene Gilliam Parnell and Thurso Parnell.

The funeral was held ad 10 a.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola with Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. Burial was in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens in Osceola.