Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

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.

 

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