Hattie M. "Bunny" Wright

Aug 24, 2019
Wright, Hattie


1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church 


One hour prior to services at the church


Garden of Memories Cemetery


May be directed to the family at 503 W. Dale Street, Waterloo IA 50703


Hattie M. “Bunny” Wright, age 76, of Waterloo, died Saturday, August 24, 2019 at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital.

Hattie was born on October 6, 1942 in Mound Bayou, MS, the daughter of Bennie and Willie C. (Baker) McNeal.

She married Tyrone Wright Sr. on February 9, 1974 in Waterloo.

Hattie had worked in surgery prep at Schoitz Hospital for several years. She was also a homemaker. She then worked in housekeeping at the Western Home Communities until retirement

She was a founding member of Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. She was artistically talented crafting her ceramics, quilts, and hand sewn clothing. She was also a great cook. Hattie was an amazing wife, mother, and grandmother. 

Survivors include her husband, Tyrone Wright Sr. of Waterloo; three children, Tyrone Wright Jr. of Waterloo, Denise Cooper of Waterloo, and Anthony (Monique) Cooper of Fort Worth, TX; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and seven siblings, Minnie Taylor of Waterloo, William McNealy of Waterloo, Bessie Jeter of Milwaukee, WI, Lucille Peoples of Waterloo, Johnny (Beverly) McNeal of Tipton, TN, Doris Green of Waterloo, and Willie (Nora) McNeal of Clarksdale, MS.

Preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Bennie McNealy Jr.; and a sister, Annie Smith.

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  1. Janice Houston | Aug 30, 2019

    The Houston Family of Clarksdale, MS sends our 

    deepest heartfelt condolences and prayers.


    Willie & Janice Houston

  2. Gift of Life Church | Aug 27, 2019


    1 Thess. 5:23 - And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.     


    To the family of Hattie Wright:  


    We, the Family of Gift of Life Church want to assure you that you will be in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. We know the same God who has helped you with past trials, will be ever present during this one as well. May you find assurance in His word, strength in His presence and comfort in His love.  We will be praying for you, and trusting that God will be your portion and help, as well as comfort your entire family.  


    Yours in Christ, Bishop Brian E., Sr. Pastor Judeda Hill and the Gift of Life Family

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