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Nancy Martha Bright Wright

Alleluia,   Alleluia,  Alleluia!
The strife is o'er, the battle done, the victory of life is won. The song of triumph has begun,

We sadly announce the homegoing of our beloved mother,grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunty, cousin and relative Nancy Martha Bright- Wright who passed away on Tuesday March 29, 2022 surrounded by family.

Nancy Martha was the daughter of William O. Davis Bright Jr. and Martha Greene,  both of whom predeceased her. She was married twice: to Mr. Nathaniel Isacc Thorpe Sr. She was also married to Mr. Jehu A. Wright and they  both predeceased her. Nancy Martha was  also predeceased by her children Salomi Thorpe, Naomi Thorpe- Cassell, Nancy Thorpe, Lyndia Wright and Jackie Wright. Preceding her also are her siblings: Clarence I Bright Sr, John R H Bright Sr., W.O Davis Bright III, Benetta Bright, Augusta Bright, Princess Bright, Macon Bright and Claudia Harris.

She leaves to mourn her loss, her children: Florence Harris, Aurelia Thorpe, Nathaniel Thorpe Jr. (Olivia), Willette G. Harmon (Roland), Marion Wright- Greenfield (Clarence), Carl J. Wright (Arlene) Bill Wright, Una Wright, Ramsey Wright, Edna Wright Negbeh Wright and Arto Shin. She is also survived by her siblings Richard A.E.Bright, and Thelma Z. Bright.  Also surviving her are her inlaws:Col. M. Clement Wright, Louise Browne-Reeves,  Albertha Wright, Aretha Wright-Collins, Elfreda Wright-Barclay, grandchildren and great grandchildren,nieces, nephews cousins and all other relatives and friends in the U.S.A and Liberia.

Funeral and Burial Arrangements

It was our mother's request that she be buried next to her daughter Salomi in Rhode Island; therefore, There will be two funeral services: one held in Minnesota where she lived with her son Nathaniel and spouse Olivia and the other funeral held in Rhode Island.

Minnesota Funeral Service
Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
Church of the Epiphany
4900 Nathan Lane
Plymouth, MN 55442

Minnesota Repast venue is:

The Church Hall

Church of Epiphany,

Rhode Island Funeral and Burial Services
Saturday, April 30th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
Tributes from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
All Saints Memorial Church
674 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island Repast on 04/30/22
will be held at the following Hall:

Knights of  Columbus Hall
1675 Douglas Avenue
North Providence, R.I.

Join Live Zoom Link at 9:00 a.m.
Meeting ID: 827 0347 0052
Passcode: 674674

Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Blvd
Providence, RI 02906

Embassy Suites
6300 Earl Brown Dr., Minneapolis, MN 55430
(763) 560 2700

Crown Plaza
3131 Campus Dr., Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 659-6600

Comfort Inn
3000 Harbor Ln. N., Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 323-4800

Comfort Inn
2 George Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(844) -996- 3734

Hampton Inn
2 George Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Hilton Hotel
21 Atwell Ave
Providence RI 02903
(833) -425- 9798

Florence Harris........ (215)888-0906
Nathaniel Thorpe.....(763) 226-1617
Aurelia Thorpe-Tamba (267) 973-2334
Williette Harmon.........(651) 434-2068
Carl J. Wright................(260) 435-0443
Marion Greenfield.......(678) 851-8821
McKeshia Outten.....(612) 403-9610