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James Harold Wright of Hopewell, died Jan. 13, 2021.

He graduated from the University of Kentucky and received a Master’s degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He served numerous churches throughout the rural areas of Virginia, including Beech Grove Baptist of Coke.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Beth Wright Seder of Apex, N.C.; son, David M. Wright of Morrisville, N.C., and two brothers, Joe Wright and David C. Wright.

There was a private burial at the Bruington Baptist Church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bruington Baptist Church, 4784 The Trail, Bruington, Va. 23023 or the King & Queen Branch Library, 396 Newtown Road, St. Stephens Church, Va. 23148.