Pastor Leanetta Wright, 70 of Oakland Park, Florida departed into the hands of our Father in Heaven, December 21, 2015. She was born in Birmingham, AL on December 30, 1944. She graduated from A.H. Parker High School in Birmingham, AL and attended Miles College in Fairfield, AL., where she received her Associates Degree and entered into the field of nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse and was employed by V.A. Medical Center. She relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she continued her nursing career and retired from Broward Mental Health Services.
Pastor Wright, found her love for God at a young age while attending the Eleventh Street Christian Church, Birmingham, AL. She was ordained as a Chaplin and confirmed as a Pastor and became the President and founder of New Life Refuge, Inc. her outreach ministry.
She leaves to cherish her memories, husband, Othniel Wright; Oakland Park, FL, Josephine Ham, sister; of Birmingham, AL., Mary Sims, sister; Jacksonville, FL, Everniece Sims-Carlyle, sister; of Lakewood, NJ, Harold Sims Jr., nephew; of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Melvin Mason, nephew; of Birmingham, AL, George D. Ham, nephew; of Waco Texas. Anthony Wright, Sedrick Wright, Balvin Wright, step-sons; of Fort Lauderdale, Fl., Donald Wright, step-son; Youngstown, OH, Marvilyn Franks, step-daughter; Washington State, and a host of relatives, God-daughters, God-sons, and friends.
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