Clara Mae Taylor Wright “Mimmie”, 80 of 806 Wright Avenue, widow of Wade Holloway Wright, Sr., died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at her home.
Born in Hodges, she was a daughter of the late John Henry Taylor and Mamie Hill Taylor. Clara retired from Greenwood Mills where she was a member of the Quarter Century Club and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia “Pat” (Wendell) Wright Hall and Jeannie (Terry) Wright Hughes, both of Greenwood; two sons, Wade (Diane) Holloway Wright, Jr. of Greenwood and Bruce (Tracy) Henry Wright of Hodges; a special granddaughter raised in the home, Melissa (Brooks) Manley Decker; a sister, Betty Gary of Hodges; a brother, Allen Taylor of Atlanta, GA; and grandchildren, Jennifer Elaine Wright of Hodges, Tanner (Amanda) Patrick Hall, Taylor Parnell Hall, Alan (Jennifer) Wade Wright, Allison Whitney Wright, Kristi (James) Hughes Long, Matthew (Candice) Wade Hughes, Ashley Elizabeth Hughes, Whitney Elizabeth Suazo-Hughes, Keri Michelle Wright, Kaleigh Morgan Wright, Jonathan Bruce Wright; a step granddaughter, Shannon Hughes; seventeen great grandchildren; and a special caregiver, Shannon Hairston.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday at Harley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chuck Sprouse and Rev. Reuel Westbrook officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Tanner Hall, Taylor Hall, Matthew Hughes, Alan Wright, Jonathan Wright, Nicholas Long, Joseph Rodriguez and Mike Manley.
Honorary escort will be Mark Cook, Jimmy Sexton, Dubie Brown, Jim Decker and William Kinney.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 7 to 9 pm.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Upstate SC Chapter, 4121 Clemson Blvd., Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621 or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, SC Mountains to Midlands Affiliate
301 Halton Road, Suite D-2, Greenville, SC 29607(“Mimmie” was a twenty year breast cancer survivor)
The family is at the home.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.harleyfuneralhome.com.