Obituaries

Jimmy Wright

Jimmy L. Wright, age 70, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at his home.

He was born September 7, 1952, in Arkadelphia, the son of the late Jack Patrick and Willie Adell Williams Wright. Jimmy attended Arkadelphia High School and he was a meat cutter at Piggly Wiggly for almost 30 years. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Barbara Lou Loy; and one brother, Jack Douglas Wright.

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Cathy Lynn Cooper Wright of Arkadelphia; three daughters, Holly Ann Wright of Arkadelphia, Kellye Simmons (Scott) of Little Rock and Jessica Lee Wright of Pearcy; one son, Patrick Wright (Amber) of Arkadelphia; six grandchildren, Sarah Pollock of Arkadelphia, Jackson Cooper Simmons and Parson Huxley Simmons of Little Rock, Kagen Hoyt Crocket of Pearcy, Mason Lee Wright and Jack Patrick Wright of Arkadelphia; and two great-grandchildren, Lilliana and Hazel Jacobs.

The family will host a memorial service at 1 p.m. Sunday, December 11, at Lakeview Baptist Church with Bro. Chad Cox officiating.

Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guest book. 

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