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Valton Wright

Valton WrightValton Ray (Poon) Wright died Jan. 21, 2018, in Tyler, Tex.

He was born Aug. 17, 1937, in Franklin County.  He attended Willow Grove School System in Franklin County.  Mr. Wright worked at the Newsom Meat Packing Company and later in life would go on to work for Carlton Mfg., as a carpenter, and then Mount Vernon School District.
He is preceded in death by his parents, O.C Wright and Pearl Dunlap Wright; four brothers, Cliffon Wright, Dalton Wright, Claxton Wright and Charles Wright; a sister, Fay Helen Wright, and a daughter Beverly Ann Dunlap.
He is survived by two sons, Beralton Wright-Fountain of Mount Vernon, and Calvin Taylor and wife Marcell of Pittsburg; six grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Durene Wright-Davis of Dallas, Monty Wright of Dallas, Vivice Wright of Greenville, Tex. and a host of nieces, nephews and family friends.