James E. Wright

James E. Wright, of 1607 White street, owner and operator of 
Wright's Radio and TV Service, died at 2:15 a.m. today at 
Jefferson Memorial Hospital, three hours after suffering a heart 
attack. He was 53 years, 11 months and 26 days of age.

Mr. Wright was vice president of the Mt. Vernon Central Trades and 
Labor Council and secretary treasurer of the local musicians union. 
He was a member of the Eagles Lodge. 

He was born March 1, 1913 in Jefferson county, the son of Ellisworth 
and Edna (Fairchild) Wright. On November 30, 1946 he was married, at 
Carbondale, to Wilma Kiebba, who survives. Besides his wife, he is 
survived by a foster son, James Blaylock, at home; a brother, Aven 
Wright of Fort Worth, Texas; several aunts and uncles and three nieces.

Funeral services for James E. Wright, 53, of 1607, White street, will 
be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Myers Chapel. The Rev. Mervin E. 
Chadbourne will officiate and burial will be in New Shiloh cemetery. 
The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call 
after 4:00 p.m. today. 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford

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