Terry Wright

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Manteo, NC

Terry Dean Wright, 75, of Manteo, died Thursday, July 25, 2013 at his residence. Born in Edenton, NC, he was the son of the late Samuel Thomas Wright and Cora Bell Cayton Wright. He was retired from the Edenton Cotton Mill, formerly attended the First Christian Church of Edenton and the Manns Harbor Church of God, and served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Wright is survived by a sister, Diana Wright Blackledge of Manteo; twin grandchildren, Christopher W. Silverthorne of Kill Devil Hills and Heather Silverthorne Russell and husband, Oren of Whiteville, NC; and a great grandson, Maddox. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Julie Wright Silverthorne.

A memorial service will be held at the Manns Harbor Church of God on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2:00 PM by Pastor Dale Clark.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made toward funeral expenses, c/o Twiford Funeral Home, POB 595, Manteo, NC 27954.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.

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  1. donna thomas scott

    my heart goes out to the family, I have known terry for many years . when I was young he would bring his guitar to my house to see my mom and dad ,johnetta, and Donnie Thomas, on weekends and sing for us. I always loved to hear him sing his elvis Presley songs. he will be greatly missed!

  2. Caline (Anderson) Jenkins

    My heartfelt condolences to the family! I will always remember Terry & Julie’s lovely country singing voices on karaoke nights at Poor Richard’s and Lone Cedar.


  3. Erin McCown

    Miss Diane, Johnnye and family, I was truly saddened to hear of your loss. Like Caline, I remember our fun times together with Terry and Julie singing and playing guitar. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Erin

  4. Rhonda Black

    I am so sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. I pray that he is singing with the King (Elvis) up in heaven and rejoicing to be with his beloved Julie again. Then I’m sure he’ll find a good fishing hole somewhere. RIP Terry

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