Wells Funeral Home
Family Owned Since 1952
Kenneth Lorenzo Wright
January 06, 1934 - February 03, 2020
Obituary for Kenneth Lorenzo Wright
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Shiloh Baptist Church
2506 Sheppard Access Road
Wichita Falls, TX 76306
Rev. Clarence Hightower, Pastor
Friday, February 7, 2020
811 Woods Street
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kenneth Lorenzo Wright was born in Waycross, Georgia on January 6, 1934 to the late Mattie Louise Wright Shepherd and Kenneth L Wright. Ken departed this life on February 3, 2020.
At an early age Ken and his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio and joined the Methodist Church where he received Christ. He joined the U.S. Air Force August 1954 and served honorably for 20 years. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and DAV.
In addition to serving in the military Ken worked at Cottonwood Manor. After retiring from the military he worked as a machinist at Washex and a bartender at the NCO club. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening and spent many countless hours fishing.
April 23, 1959, Ken married Jacquelyn Yvonne McNeill, who proceeded him in death, October 12, 2007.
Kenneth is survived by three daughters Robin Ann Wright Grimes, Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Karen Yvette Wright Roberts (Jerry) and Sharon Laverne Bedford (Abduhl) of Wichita Falls, Texas; his sister Evelyn Chaney, Cleveland, Ohio; three brothers Robert Shepherd Jr, Cleveland, Ohio; James Shepherd, Charlotte, North Carolina; and John Shepherd, Alpharetta, Georgia; Grandchildren Kenneth Wright Roberts (Princess), Onaje Grimes (Teka), Krystaline Roberts, Michaela Raymond (Eldridge), Inshirah Robinson (Shawn), Katherine Mikle (Markeith), Andrewnette Gunnels, Lauren Roberts, Diakeishaye Murphy, and Shakendria Murphy, Shanquavia Starks, and a host great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and friends; a long family friend, Creola Waters.
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