Mr. William "Alvin" Wright, age 76, of Shelbyville passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at his residence.
He was a native of Marshall County and the son of the late William Samuel Wright and Georgia Frances White Wright. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Tennie Mai Wright of Shelbyville. He is also survived by one daughter, Sandra Presley of Shelbyville, and two adopted daughters, Connie Prince and her husband Curtis of Shelbyville and Sylvia Edens, also of Shelbyville. Mr. Wright is survived by three grandchildren, John Presley of Shelbyville, April Presley of Tanner, Ala., and Travis Presley of Morristown and two great-grandchildren, Jacob Presley of Shelbyville and Ethan Cooper of Tanner, Ala.
Visitation with the family will be on Friday, May 4, 2012 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Gowen-Smith Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Gowen-Smith. Burial will follow in Bomar Cemetery.