Suffolk – Alton Lilly Wright, 86, passed away March 21, 2016. He was born in Nansemond County, VA to the late Thomas Lafayette Wright and Bertha Lilly Wright. Alton was predeceased by his wife Mildred Outlaw Wright. He was an associate member of the Liberty Spring Ruritan Club and attended Southside Baptist Church. Alton was the retired owner/operator of Wright’s Septic Tank Service. Alton is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Dennis Wright and wife Laura; grandchildren, Keith Wright (Melanie), Mike Wright (Emily), Patricia Davis; great grandchildren, Ethan Wright, Jeremy Wright, Ashley Wright, Aaron Wright, Orlando Davis, Tate Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Friday, March 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Jerry McLeod officiating. Burial will follow at Holland Cemetery. Friends may join the family for a visitation Thursday night from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.
Published by The Virginian-Pilot on Mar. 23, 2016.