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Albert Wright

 Albert Wright (Uncle Horn) was born in Chicago, Illinois to Mamie Thurmond Wright Bayliss and Grant Wright on March 27th, 1932.  Albert was baptized at St. Elizabeth Church and  attend St. Elizabeth School. His parents moved to Chicago during the Great Migration. Albert attended Henry Horner School, DoLittle , and Phillips High School where he attended along with Nat King Cole.

Our uncle Albert was such an important part of our family. He was an employee at the White Sox Ballpark as a Grounds Keeper, Walgreens Sales Representative,  Mail Carrier for the Chicago Postal Service, Chicago Housing Authority Maintenance Man, and Laborer at General Foods. Albert,was an ambitious entrepreneur of CDs and DVDs, clothing, and he sold  peanuts.  Albert was a lover of Jazz and he   played the flugelhorn. He  admired such artists  as Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderly, and Chuck Mangione. He loved the Chicago Cubs and White Socks. Our uncle was also an important part of the Chicago Renaissance.

Albert is proceeded in death by his mother, father, sisters Annie May Spivey and Marylee Davis, brother Sandford Wright and Grant Wright, brother in law James Spivey, nephews Fredrick Thurmond Spivey and George Thomas, and Guy Bayliss. Albert will be sadly missed by his nieces Bernadine M. Spivey, Claudette K. Thomas, and Janice D. Fowler. He will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
July 1, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Columbia FH Chapel
4567 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 1, 2017

11:00 AM
Columbia FH Chapel
4567 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 1, 2017

Holyrood Cemetery
205 NE 205th St.
Seattle, WA 98155


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