Geraldyne (Gerry) L. Wright, 100, formerly of Crossville, passed away July 1, 2019 in Gainesville, FL. She lived in Crossville for 35 years before moving to Gainesville in 2008. She was a member of Homesteads Baptist Church.
Gerry was born Sept. 27, 1918, in Nashville, daughter of the late Francis Thomas Laubheimer and Johnnie Hatton Hall Laubheimer.
Gerry worked with her husband in their real estate business, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a woman of great faith in God and was blessed to live a long and full life marked by contentment and gratitude. She will be truly missed by the many people whose lives she touched over the years with her insight and thoughtfulness.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Orfield (Phillip) of Gainesville, FL; son, Lester B. Wright Jr. (Nancie) of Kenosha, WI; daughter, Sarah Kelly of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren, Theresa Edwards Capen of Asheville, NC, Jay Orfield (Allison) of Asheville, NC, Kyle Orfield (Angie) of Gainesville, FL, Paul Orfield of Jacksonville, FL; great-grandchildren, Dylan Edwards and Parker Edwards of Asheville, NC, and Tristan Orfield and Emerson Orfield of Gainesville, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Gerry was preceded in death by her husband, Lester B. Wright; sisters, Agnes Yetive Laubheimer, Theresa Webb and Gloria King; and brothers, Beryl Francis Laubheimer and Warren Hall Laubheimer.
Graveside services were held at Crossville City Cemetery on Sunday, July 7, at 1:30 p.m.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.
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