Zola Davenport Wright

Published 8:59 am Tuesday, July 8, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Zola Davenport Wright, 86, of Plymouth died Sunday, July 6, 2008 at Twin Lakes Community of Burlington.
Born in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Ellis Lloyd and Lelia Allen Davenport and was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Milton Wright; sister, Isabel Davenport and brother, Lloyd Davenport. Mrs. Wright was a homemaker and seamstress extraordinaire. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and member of the Lillian Manning Circle. She was an active member of the Plymouth Women’s Club.
Her family includes her daughter, Xylda W. Gee of Elon, N.C.; son, Bruce W. Wright of Plymouth, N.C.; brothers, Hansel Davenport of Aulander, N.C. and Fred A. Davenport of Plymouth, N.C.; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Hagwood officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church and other times at the residence of her son, Bruce W. Wright. Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to First Baptist Church, Plymouth, N.C. or Twin Lakes Community, 100 Wade Coble Drive, Burlington, NC 27377. Arrangements are by Maitland Memorial Chapel, Plymouth.
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