Bettie Johnson Wright

Bettie Johnson Wright

Bettie Johnson Wright, 83, of Monticello, passed away on June 9, 2016 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

She was born May 27, 1933 in Monticello to the late Horace D. Johnson, Sr. and Ola Bostian Johnson.

Mrs. Wright was the widow of Foster Wright, a retired administrative assistant for Hi-Line, Inc. of Dallas, Texas and a member of Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Otis Reed and a sister, Geneva Burton.

Survivors include a son, James Wright of Monticello; a daughter, Vicki Moore of Monticello; a brother, Buddy Johnson and wife Ann of Monticello; two grandsons, Jason Moore of Monticello and Shane Wright and wife Camella of Texas; two granddaughters, Kelly Moore Burnett and husband Thomas of Monticello and Scarlett Wright and Dale Jones III of Texas; four great-grandchildren, Austin, Madelin, Eno and Abbi; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Funeral service will be held on June 13 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with burial to follow at Oakland Cemetery. Visitation is June 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.