Helen J. Wright, age 84 of Palatka, Florida, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at the Vintage Care of Palatka, FL.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 1:00 pm at the Fentress Memorial Gardens in Jamestown. Funeral Procession will leave the funeral home at 12:50 pm.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 7, 2023 from 12:00 noon to 12:50 pm at Jennings Funeral Homes Chapel in Jamestown.
Helen married Joe Wright in 1961 and moved to Muncie, Indiana where she resided until moving to Palatka, Florida in 1986. In her youth she enjoyed playing high school basketball with the York Lady Dragons. She loved music – bluegrass & country music being her favorites. Her favorite country music singers were George Jones and George Strait. She enjoyed bowling with her husband, Joe, and participated in bowling leagues both in Muncie, Indiana and in Palatka, Florida. She was a football fan – loving the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Tennessee Volunteers, and the Cleveland Browns.
Helen is survived by her:
Sister-in-law, Janice Potter
Nieces, Valarie Dennard
Nephews, Robert Potter
Jac Q. Newport
Great Nieces, Sophia Grace Shaver
Great Nephews, Dozier Johnson
Jack Dalton Newport
A host of other family members and friends
She is preceded in death by her:
Husband, Joseph Samuel Wright
Father, Charlie Smith Potter
Mother, Iness (Choate) Potter Crabtree
Brothers, Charlie Ray Potter
Roger Fay Potter
Jerry Dale Potter
Sister, Brenda Sue Newport
Jennings Funeral Homes of Jamestown is in charge of services for Helen J. Wright of Palatka, FL.
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