Wright, Oneta Stewart (Athens)

  • Monday, September 26, 2022

Oneta Stewart Wright, 90, of Athens, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022 at NHC of Athens.

She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late J.R. and Callie Davis Stewart. 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Simon Wright; sisters, Dorothy Stewart McMillan, Nellie Sue Stewart Elrod, Martha Stewart Prichard and twin sister Juanita Stewart McPeak; and brothers, Jerdan, James, Samuel and Calvin Stewart.

She was a member of the Athens Lutheran Church, and was co-owner of Grace Peek Florist for many years.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Sidney and Lisa Wright, of Athens.

A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 at McMinn Memory Gardens, with Pastor Don Coulter officiating.

Pallbearers will be Casey McDaniel, Shannon McDaniel, Franklin McMillan, Mitch Peels and Sid Wright.

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