Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


August 2, 2010

Clyde E. Wright

Nov. 6, 1928 — July 20, 2010

Clyde Edward Wright, of Filer, ID, passed away July 20, 2010, at St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls. Funeral services were held July 24 at the Filer First Baptist Church, with Pastor Gary Gillman officiating. A private interment was held at the West End Cemetery in Buhl, ID.

Mr. Wright was born Nov. 6, 1928, in Crossville, the son of Joseph and Lizzie Rose (Bowden) Wright.

He attended schools at Baker's Crossroad and Creston. He married his childhood sweetheart, Nellie Padgett, on March 25, 1950. Together they had three boys. Nellie passed away in 1996. In 2000, Clyde married Nela Lowder. They were later divorced in 2009.

Clyde had worked timber and farming in Crossville until moving to Ohio in 1953. There he worked in a steel mill and then a coal mine. He moved to Idaho in 1954, where he farmed in Hansen, Buhl and Filer. He lived in Filer for 54 years, where he worked his dairy farm and raised his family.

Survivors include his sons, Clyde J. (Michele) Wright of Filer, Gary D. (Roberta) Wright of Filer and Ronald L. (Nancy) Wright of Salem, OR; sisters, Meredith Ball, Velma Adcox and Josephine Elmore, all of Tennessee; half-brother, Darius Hughes of Tennessee; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Nellie; sister, Joyce Eaton; four half-brothers; and three half-sisters.

White Mortuary "Chapel by the Park" of Twin Falls, ID, was in charge of the arrangements.


Text Only
  • Hester Campbell

    Hester Lucille Campbell, 86, of Crossville, passed away July 20, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center.The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church, with Bro. Joe Campbell and Bro. Stanley Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Burgess Cemetery.

    July 21, 2014

  • Hugh Hendricks Jr.

    Hugh W. Hendricks Jr., 66, of Alpharetta, GA, departed this life at his home July 16, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

    July 21, 2014

  • Burtis Wooton

    Funeral services for Burtis Wooton, 80, of Crossville, will be conducted today, July 18, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home.

    July 17, 2014

  • obit-jack williams.jpg Jack Williams

    Jack M. Williams, 83, of Crossville, passed away July 10, 2014, after a long illness.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary Van Dorn

    Mary Faye Van Dorn, 70, of Grandview, passed away July 14, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. The family will receive friends today, July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with the service at noon at the funeral home. Bro. Chip Meadows will officiate and burial will be in Haley's Grove Cemetery in Crab Orchard.

    July 17, 2014

  • Jamie McCloud

    Mr. Jamie Ray McCloud, 34, passed away July 11, 2014, at Alexandria Inova Hospital in Alexandria, VA.

    July 17, 2014

  • obit-james douglas.jpg Sir James Douglas

    Sir James L. Douglas, husband of Lady Terry Douglas, passed away July 6, 2014.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Charline Bailey

    Funeral services for Charline Bailey, 87, of Crossville, will be conducted Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey.

    July 17, 2014

  • john glavan.jpg John Glavan

    John (Jack) Glavan, 77, of Fairfield Glade, passed away July 9, 2014, after a short illness. There will be a celebration Mass at 10 a.m. July 25 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Fairfield Glade.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • William Tinker

    William Newell Tinker, 89, passed away July 12, 2014.

    July 15, 2014

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Weather Radar
2014 Readers' Choice
Graduation 2014