The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Shady Grove Baptist Church, Georgia Hwy 195, Leesburg, Georgia, where Reverend Sterling Calhoun Jr. is pastor. Apostle Henry Holsey, pastor of Mount Pleasant, Lee County, Georgia, will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Georgia Hwy 32, Lee County, Georgia.
Maple was born January 13, 1953 to the late Julia Lee Sailor and Michael Charles Wright in Leesburg, Georgia. She acquired her education in the Lee County and Sumter County school systems. At an early age, she confessed Jesus Christ as her personal Savior.
Maple was member of Mount Hope Baptist Church in Lee County, Georgia where she was a member of the church choir. After many dedicated years of service, Maple retired as a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by seven siblings, Willie Lee Wright, Rosa Taylor, Lillie Harris, John Ted Wright, Sallie Jean Wright, Tommie Wright and Barbara Wright, one granddaughter, Julie Wright and Betty Wright who she reared as her own.
She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters, Nozine Wright and Angela Wright Banks (Doug), all of Americus, Georgia; five grandchildren, Kadijah R. Banks, Kanisha M. Wright, Kevin Banks, Jr. Keaisjah M. Brown and Kurtis K. Banks; six siblings, James Wrights and J.C. Wrights, both of Leslie, Georgia, Michael Charles Wrights, Jr., St. Petersburg, Florida Harold Wright, Atlanta, Georgia, Sonny Wright, and Nathaniel Wright, both of Americus, Georgia; one aunt, Minnie Kate James (Frank), Leesburg, Georgia; Michael Wright, lll of Americus, Georgia, whom she reared as her own; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends, including a devoted niece, Gwendolyn Wright-Cobb.