In Memory

Jackie Hastings (Wright)

Jackie Hastings (Wright)

Mrs. Jackie Wright, 18, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 4, 1970 at Hendrick Memorial Hospital.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Elliott's Funeral Home.

Mrs. Wright was born Aug. 4, 1951 at Lamesa and moved to Abilene with her parents from lamesa in 1952.  She graduated from Abilene High School in 1969 and married John Marshall Wright of Abilene April 25, 1969. 

She is survived by her husband of the home; one son, Sean Marshall Wright, one-week old Friday; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hastings; one sister, Mrs. John Rosenfeld; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Shults; and one nephew, all of Abilene.

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02/20/09 12:38 PM #1    

Betty Robbins (Fowler)

I remember Jackie as being quiet and shy in Cosmetology class, but she would also get the giggles.

02/20/09 06:00 PM #2    

Becky Barbee (Lawry)

I knew Jackie in school, but not very well. In 1970 I married a Midland boy and it turned out Jackie was his cousin. She actually died giving birth to her son, Sean. Her family adored her and she was missed by everyone. Her parents lovingly raised Sean in the home Jackie grew up in. I guess God needed an angel and selected her.

04/07/09 09:22 PM #3    

Cassie Foster (Jarrett)

Jackie and I were best friends all through Junior High and High School. She married John Wright; had a son, Sean, on May 29, 1970; and died from complications of child birth.
Jackie was the kind of friend that everyone should have. I miss her dearly!

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