Marlin Ray Wright, 67, of Cabot died Tuesday, July 24, 2012. He was born April 7, 1945, in Bauxite. He was an Army veteran and a retired Arkansas State Police trooper. He was a member of the Arkansas Retired State Police Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marlin and Bertha Wright; two brothers, Joe Wayne and Ralph Wright; and three sisters, Shirley Bradley, Billie June Horvath and Juanita Jacobs.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Wright; two daughters, Paula Wright and Sheryl Jackson and husband Steven; and two brothers, Kay and Alfred Wright.

A funeral was held Friday, July 27, 2012, at Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home.

The family requests memorials be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

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