Willie “Billie” Mae Hester Wright
February 11, 1934 - April 28, 2023

Willie “Billie” Mae Hester Wright, age 89 of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 28, 2023.

 

She was born in Birmingham, AL to the late William M. Allen and Nora S. Sullivan Allen, lived most of her life in the North Georgia Area and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Billie retired from Hamrick's of Fort Oglethorpe in 2011 and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend, who will be greatly missed.

 

She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Geneva Levato and Mildred Barnes; and brothers, Kenny Allen, Joe Allen, James Allen, Steve Allen, and Richard Allen. Willie is survived by her loving husband, of 11 years, Wilson Hewitt Wright; children, Marie (Darrell) Roden, Sherry Tompkins, Charlie (Tonya) Johnson, Richard (Brenda) Wright, David (Marvilla) Wright, Angie (Mark) Templeton, and Lisa (David) Emanuel; sisters, Linda (Denny) Hooper and Joyce Donald; brother, Bob (Jean) Allen; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, May 2, 2023 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastors Charlie Moore and Scotty Baker officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens-South. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday and prior to the service on Tuesday. The family would like to thank the doctors and staff, Judy, Susan, Paula, Cynthia, and Karen, at Hospice of Chattanooga, for the love and care shown to Mrs. Wright for the past several years. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Ft. Oglethorpe.

Visitation

Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555

Funeral Home in Charge

Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555