IN MEMORIAM

G. Lewis Wright

G. Lewis Wright

Reverend G. Lewis Wright (1933 - 2015)

 
 

August 22, 1933 - September 25, 2015

 

Macon, GA-
Reverend G. Lewis Wright died Friday, September 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, September 28, 2015, at Mabel White Baptist Church, with the Reverend Michael Holt officiating. The family will greet friends following the service, until 12:00 PM. A private family burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in College Park, Georgia.
Lewis was born in Hapeville, Georgia to the late Ida Mae and Andrew Wright. He graduated in 1957 from Mercer University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and in 1969 with a Master's degree. He was ordained to the ministry by the New Providence First Baptist Church in 1960 and served as their pastor for 30 years. Lewis was a member of Mabel White Baptist Church and served as song leader of the Faith Bible Class. He taught high school English and Literature in the Bibb County school system for 35 years. He was beloved by his students and thoroughly enjoyed running into former students and reconnecting with them. He had a great sense of humor. If you met Lewis, you never forgot him. He had a rock solid faith in the Lord and dearly loved his family. He will be greatly missed.
Lewis is survived by his wife, LaVerne Wright of Macon; daughters, Carla Holt (Reverend Michael) of Macon and Ashlie David (Clark) of Athens; grandchildren: Jake Holt, Josh Holt, Wade David, Hannah Grace Holt, Brooks David, and Amelia David; and several nieces and nephews.
Register online at www.hartsmort.com.
Hart's Mortuary at the Cupola has charge of arrangements.