Maxine McWright

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ms. Maxine McWright was born May 11, 1942 to the late Mack Redd and the late Sara Willis. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Ms. McWright passed away on November 6, 2017 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville at the age of 75.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Wesley McWright, Sr.; one brother, Leon Fowler; and three grandchildren.

She leaves to cherish her memories one son, John Wesley McWright, Jr. of Chicago, Ill.; five daughters, Safreena Brown of Blytheville, Patricia McWright of Dekalb, Ill., Celesta McWright and Jacqueline Crawford, both of Chicago, Ill. and Dorothy McWright of Bellwood, Ill.; three brothers, Mack Redd, Jr of St. Louis, Mo., Mack Redd of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Frankie Dee Redd of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Joann Redd of Okla.; fifteen grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville, with the funeral immediately following. Elder James Jones will be officiating. Burial will be held at New Hope Cemetery in Yarbro.

Services provided by Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville.