Juanita Smith Wright

Juanita Smith Wright, 87, of St. Marys, passed away Saturday evening, January 18, 2020, at St. Vincent’s in Jacksonville, FL. She was surrounded by her family.

She was born April 17, 1932 in Alma, to the late Claude and Grace Smith. 

She worked at Kraft Bag for 32 years. She enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling as she visited all 50 states with her husband, Herman. Some of her favorite pastimes were coloring, working in the yard, cooking, going on cruises with her family and hunting for eggs every Easter. She absolutely loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She lived a long and joyful life. 

Survivors include her daughters, Brenda (Dick) Rowell and Bonnie Johnson, all of St. Marys; her son, Rex (Lorie) Wright, Kingsland; her grandchildren, Paula Lee, Kristie (Jason) Konrad, Tripp (Jessica) Rowell, Sandi (Doug) Anania, Darrell (Tiffany) Cothren and Alan Wright; her great-grandchildren, Justin Lee, Bryce Lee, Averie Konrad, Kerstin Eyraud, Kade Konrad, Braylie Konrad, Aiden Camp, Koralee Cothren, Finnley Mae Rowell, “Lil” Rex Cothren and Dominic Anania; her sister, Helen Byrd, Waycross and her brother, Claude Earl (Martha) Smith of Maine and her sisters-in-law, Grace Smith, St. Marys and Patricia Smith, Kingsland.

In addition to her parents, she joins her beloved husband, Herman Wright; her son, Tony Wright; her brothers, Frank Smith, Billy Smith and Allen Smith and her brother-in-law, Pat Byrd, in heaven. 

Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Coastal Camden Funeral Home in Kingsland. 

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, from the Woods-Wainwright Chapel of the Coastal Camden Funeral Home with Pastors George Anderson and Martin Turner presiding. 

Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys. 

Tripp Rowell, Darrell Cothren, Justin Lee, Bryce Lee, Alan Wright and Kade Konrad will serve as pallbearers. 

Coastal Camden Funeral Home of Kingsland is entrusted with services. 

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