Mrs. Mary Ruth Hime Wright of Florence, Alabama was born December 17, 1939 in Decatur County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Nancy Leebener Riley Hime. Mrs. Wright departed this life on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, Alabama at the age of 80 Years, 1 Month and 18 Days. She was united in marriage to Billy Ray Wright, July 1, 1967. Mrs. Wright was a retired dental assistant, having worked for many years in Waynesboro, TN, and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Clifton, Tennessee.
She is survived by her husband, Bro. Billy Ray Wright of Florence, AL; a daughter, Paula Wright Martin and her husband, Terry of Florence, AL; a grandson, William “Bill” Martin of Florence, AL; a brother, David Fay Hime and his wife, Martha of Savannah, TN; and her sister-in-law, Vera Dale Hime of Clifton, TN. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her brothers, William Arnold Hime and Walter Hime, and her sister, Rachel Hime Kelley. Services were held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the First Pentecostal Church in Clifton, Tennessee, with Ricky Mitchell, David Eliff, Randall Woodard, and William Kirkman officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Cypress Inn, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting the family. Serving as pallbearers were John Harley Scott, Ray Pope, Elliott Gordon, Charlie Gordon, Coleman Thompson, Josh Eaves, and Bill Martin.