Willie Myrl Wright

August 27, 2021


Mrs. Willie Myrl Wright of West Tampa passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 2:00 pm at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 2002 N. Rome Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607 with Reverend Dr. C.T. Kirkland, officiating. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Willie Myrl Wright was a native of Abbeville, Alabama, a resident of Tampa for 57 years, and a member of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Dr. C.T. Kirkland where she served in the Senior Women Mission. She was employed at Honeywell.

Mrs. Willie Myrl Wright was preceded in death by:  her Husband, James Wright Sr.; Father, Reuben J Knight;  Mother, Marie Walker-Knight; Daughter, Brenda D. Hill-Simpson; Brother, Robert Knight; Sister, Barbara Jo Knight; Nephew, James Washington; Brother-In-Law, George King; Sister-In-Law, Mary Sue Knight and  Daughter-In-Law, Joan Hill.

She leaves to cherish her memory loving and devoted children: Charlie Ray Patterson, Jeanette Hill-Woods (Jimmy), Donald Hill, Ronald Hill (Sara), Rita Hill-Baham (Glen) and Tammy Hill; brothers and sisters, Walter Knight, James Knight (Martha), Maggie Knight and Rubye J. King; Grand Children, Charlene (Monte), Lucretia, Kenneth (Alyce), Anthony, Shameka (Steven), Andrew, Andre (Michelle), LaRiee, Adrina, Rachael, Brittany, Erica, Ronald Jr., Shawtwan, Ronald III (Diamond), Santaze, Wilbur III, Franz, Reshad, Azia, Tevin J. McDuffie, Felecia, Katrina, Dwan, Sonya and Wilbur Jr.; Great Grand Children, Terrance Jr., Marquise, Porsche (Samuel), Kennith Sr., Terry, Andre, Tyran, Kendeshaw, Javanta Sr., Kennedy, Ken’shon, Korey, Kobi, Kole, Kevin, Scionti, Kedas, Kahlon, Kameron, Letitia, Kollin, Kemani, Kierra, Kymieron, Steven, Avalonie, Kya, Jada, Kiyanna, Brendan, An’Jene, Hazel, Carriebell, Ivyonna, King, Reshad Jr., Londyn, Isaiah, La’Ron, Shantwan Jr., Renyiah, Mary, Dwanavia and Dwayne Jr., Philando Jr.; Great Great Grand Children, Jonathan, Terrance III, Tramaine, Taliyah, Tia, Tariq, Messiah, Mason, Morrian, Evonte, Kennith Jr., Terriya, Samilah, Ta’Janae, Yoni, Mulan, Mariah, Antonio, Javanta Jr. and Legaci; Nephews, Jessie, Thomas Jr., Shon, Dale, Albert, Juan, Jerry, Benjamin, Rickey, Ronnie (Cecil), Darryl, Terry and Terrance; Nieces, Mary Lou, Mammie Lee (Curtis), Mary, Linda, Vanessa, Audrey, Regina, Cassandra, Sonya, Dana (Bernard), Camille (Michael), Sharon (Todd), Sandra (Richard), Vivian (Daniel), Tara, Tonya and Sherrina (Marcus); a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews; Son-In-Law, Wilbur Simpson Sr.; God Daughters, Regina Wilson and Shelia Harris; Special Friends, Naomi Perry, Brenda Luster, Ballie Caldwell, Beverly, Lizzie Rushing, Shirley Williams, Brenda Williams, Pearl Harris and Jeannea.

Special Thanks to:  TGH Dr. Jorge Gadea, LifePath Hospice (Burgundy Team), Shakisha Bailey RN, Rhonda, Jashonda, Vontrece, Maceo, Tyre, Claudette, Courtney, Passion, Jasmine, Pastor Spencer Pittman, Pastor Major Jones  and Co-Pastor LaToya Jones, and Pastor C. T. Kirkland and the entire Mt. Pleasant Church Family and Extended Families, Hills, Knights, Wrights, Surellers, Patterson’s, Baileys, Bowens, Harris, Deans, Caldwell’s, Cummings, Walkers, Watsons, Spann, Royals, Albury’s, James, Jones and Smiths.

The remains will repose from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N Howard Avenue.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

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September 10, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606-1508

Funeral Service
September 11, 2021

2:00 PM
Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church
2002 N. Rome Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607

Interment following funeral service
September 11, 2021

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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