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Dwight Fritz Wright

LAWNDALE - Mr. Dwight Fritz Wright, 86, of 1526 Union Church Road, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Hattie Wright Cogdell. He retired from the maintenance department of Cleveland County. He was a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church, the Rehobeth Breakfast Club and was a former choir member and steward of the church.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Nell Wright Covington; and two sisters, Mary Queen and Lula Mae Hastings.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mattie Ledford Wright; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Jane Wright of Oriental and Don and Vickie Wright of Lawndale; four grandchildren, Phillip Wright, Dean Wright, Ricky Wright and Wendy Rogers; and five great-grandchildren, Lindsay Wright, Evan Dwight Wright, Connor Rogers, Mason Rogers and Kendall Rogers.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rehobeth United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Mary Carnes and Zeno Wright officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall one hour before the service.

Memorials may be made to Rehobeth United Methodist Church, 2036 Rehobeth Church Road, Shelby, NC 28150.

Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.