Graveside services for Claxton Wright, age 73 of Dallas, formerly of Mount Vernon, were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at the Denton Cemetery.
Mr. Wright was born June 12, 1939 to O. C. Wright and Pearl Dunlap. He was a mechanical engineer for LTV Aerospace. He served in the United States Army and was a member of the Denton Baptist Church.
He died Friday, Aug. 17 in Mount Vernon. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Dalton Wright, and an infant brother and sister.
He is survived by a son, Michael Wright of De Soto; two daughters, Michelle Wright of Lancaster and Angela Wright of Dallas; two grandchildren, two brothers, Charles Wright of El Paso and Valton Wright of Mount Vernon; and three sisters, Durene Davis of Dallas, Monty Wright of Dallas, and Vercie Wright of Greenville.