Carl T. "Sonny" Wright
August 6, 1918  -  November 23, 2007

Carl T. "Sonny" Wright

Elmwood Funeral Home
5750 HWY 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Monday, November 26, 2007
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
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Chapel Service
Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel
5750 HWY 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
10:30 a.m.
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Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 HWY 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
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Sears Methodist Hospice
3233 S. Willis
Abilene, TX  79605

Lawn Primitive Baptist Church
Lawn, TX  79530

Carl T. Sonny Wright, 89, passed away Friday, November 23, 2007 at a local hospital.

Carl was born on August 6, 1918 in Dallas, TX. to Oscar and Carrie Saustad Wright. He married Marjorie Aldridge on February 14, 1948 in Dallas, TX. They were married 59 years. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He worked in the oil industry for many years; for 30 years he worked for Harbison-Fischer as a pump salesman and he retired in 1986. Sonny attended the Primitive Baptist Church in Lawn, TX for 50 years.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Wright of Abilene; daughter and son-in-law, Carla and Kent Finley of Coleman; granddaughter, Kelley Finley of Dallas; grandson, Chance Finley and wife Kristi of Abilene; great-granddaughter, Payton Finley of Abilene; brother-in-law, Amos and wife, Dorothy Aldridge of Lawn; sister-in-law, Pat Aldridge of Winters; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

On behalf of the Sonny Wright family a special thank you to Dr. Carl Trusler, M.D. for the many years of compassionate care and friendship.


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  1. Suzy FletcherPrestridge
    Clarksdale, MS

    Im so sorry about Sonny, he was always a sweet funny man to me and my dad sure thought the world of you both. Id like to think they are both up there shooting the breeze together
    Take care and your in our prayers.
    Suzy FletcherPrestridge and Mary Fletcher

  2. Jackie Marilyn Tennison
    Cross Plains, TX

    We loved him so much and will miss him dearly. Take care.
    Love Jackie Marilyn Tennison family

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