July 10, 1937 - June 12, 2019
Jimmie Paul Wright, 81, of Paulina, LA, and native of Vandalia, IL passed away on June 12th, 2019 at his home. A Visitation will be held from 10:00- 11:00 AM, Friday, September 20, 2019 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia. A Graveside Service & Interment will follow at 12:00 PM, Friday at Bethlehem Cemetery, rural Vandalia with Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Gramercy: 1046 North Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052. Jimmie P. Wright was born on July 10, 1937 in Vandalia, IL, the son of J.P “Buck” and Janet (Jones) Wright. He graduated from Vandalia Community High School. After graduating, Jimmie entered the United States Airforce in 1955; serving four years. On June 24, 1958 he married Betty Jean Jimpkoski in MS. Following his service, he began working for the United States Department of Agriculture until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Wright; son, Jimmie Wright Jr. and wife Sabine; daughters, Michele Wright Martin and Cherri Steinhauer; siblings, Larry Wright and wife Donna, Kay Willms, John Wright, Cathy Candler, Mickey Joe Wright, Ron Wright and wife Jill, Debbie Smith and husband Herb, and Phil Wright and wife Julie; grandchildren, Monica Mayers and husband Cody, Matthew Steinhauer and wife Jennifer, Jamie Veron, Julia Wright, Maggie Steinhauer and Ivana Wright; great-grandchildren, Destanie Ruiz, Dylan Ruiz, Cambrea Mayers, Jack Steinhauer, Chloe Mayers, Coen Mayers and Jaimie Steinhauer. Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Eddie Lee Wright and Jackie George Wright; grandson, Michael James Delahoussaye; in-laws, Agnes and Edward Jimpkoski; three nieces; one nephew; and two brothers-in-law.
Jimmie Paul Wright, 81, of Paulina, LA, and native of Vandalia, IL passed away on June 12th, 2019 at his home. A Visitation will be held from 10:00- 11:00 AM, Friday, September 20, 2019 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia. A Graveside Service... View Obituary & Service Information
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