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Bessie Mae Wright


Sunrise: December 17, 1945

Sunset: April 11, 2021
Our beloved Bessie Mae Wright passed on Sunday afternoon, April 11, 2021 at Norfolk Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was born to the late Estelle Phillips and John Henry Phillips on December 17, 1945 in Newport News, Virginia.  She graduated from Carver High School and was a Jehovah’s Witness in Norfolk, VA for over 30 years.  Although suffering through a myriad of health issues, Bessie’s faith and service to Jehovah never wavered.  All who knew her knew about her love for and faith in Jehovah God. Bessie got baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on December 7, 1994, and she has been servicing Jehovah God for 27 years.
Bessie leaves behind to cherish her memories, two daughters, Renee Whitley and Shauna Wilson (Felix); one son, Chris Phillips (Darlene); seven grandchildren, Precious Wilson (Terrence). Ashley Wilson, Shanice Wilson, Shaquetta Whitley, Jasmine Wilson, Ariel Wilson and Corey Staton. Bessie also leaves to cherish her memories, fourteen great grandchildren and not to mention, lifetime acquaintances and loved ones whose hearts were touched by the presence of Bessie Mae Wright in their lives.
Viewing Friday, April 23, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Rosina Wilson says

    I’m sending my condolences to the Wright/Wilson family may God be with you all for this moment that God called home one of his angels.keep everyone I’m my prayers🙏🙏🙏🌸🌺🌼💐

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    Andrew Neal says

    April 22, 2021

    To the family of Chris Phillips, my Brother In Christ, I offer my prayers and condolences for the loss of your dear loved one. May the memories of a life well lived be the guiding spirit to lighten your sorrow in the coming days, months , and years. God Bless You All.

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    Theresa says

    To the Wright Family,

    May God’s grace bring strength and comfort in this time of sorrow.
    I pray that the Memories and stories of your Grandma/Mother will bring you comfort, as you find your way through this difficult time.

    With Deepest Sympathy.

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    Darnell Phillips says

    So sorry that this earth will not embrace your presence again , but so glad you will be in your eternal home. My condolences to the family.

    Darnell Phillips

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