The Newnan Times-Herald


Rebecca Ann Wright

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Apr. 20, 2017 - 5:41 PM

Becky Wright of Newnan went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 17, 2017 – our loss, heaven’s gain. 

Becky was born Rebecca Ann Long on April 11, 1936 in Scottdale, Georgia to John and Ethel Long. She married Ernest Wright on June 18, 1955 and they have four children: Mark Wright, Senoia, Ga.; Susan Annis, Newnan, Ga.; Kirk Wright, Chino Hills, Calif.; and Lori Shenning, Newnan, Ga.. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Imogene Long Jones. She is survived by her husband, children and their spouses, 11 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Becky loved her Lord, her family, homemaking, reading and writing. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Jonesboro, Ga. for over 40 years. A memorial service will be held at the church on Monday, April 24 at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in Becky Wright’s name to the Arthritis National Research Foundation ( 

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580