Obituary of Jacqualyn Dowty Wright ~ 2010

Transcribed by Joan S Dunn

Source: The Virginian-Pilot Jan 20 2010

CHESAPEAKE - Jacqualyn Dowty Wright, 81, passed away Jan. 18, 2010 in 
Ridgeland, Miss. 
Born Jan. 7, 1929 in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Alexander 
Smith Dowty and Eula Francis Scott Howell. 
Jacqualyn was predeceased by her husband, Russell Raymond Wright, in 2006.
Jacqualyn graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in Northwest 
Washington, D.C. in June 1947. 
She attended Mount Vernon United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., as 
a young girl. As a young adult, she and her husband Russell, attended 
Corcoran United Methodist Church in Temple Hills, Md. 
She worked for the Internal Revenue Service and CIA between 1949 and 1954, 
raised her family and then worked as a real estate agent in northern 
Virginia until retiring in 1991.  
She had an insatiable appetite and love of research for her family's 
genealogy and enjoyed landscaping.  
Jacqualyn is survived by her daughter, Debra W. Ferguson and her husband 
Harry of Chesapeake; daughter, Patricia W. Shoemaker and her husband Jimmy 
of Flora, Miss., and son Richard S. Wright and his wife Susan of Virginia 
Beach; grandson, Andrew Gattsek and his wife Alesha of Chesapeake; 
granddaughter, Lauren Robison and her husband Douglas of Twin Falls, Idaho; 
grandson, Ashley Cerino of Virginia Beach; and granddaughter, Megan Cerino 
of Virginia Beach; great- grandchildren, Andrew Blake Gattsek, Hayden 
Gattsek and Riley Gattsek of Chesapeake, and Matthew Robison and Bailey 
Robison of Twin Falls, Idaho.  
Viewing is at 11 a.m. with services at noon at the Cedar Hill Funeral Home, 
4111 Pennsylvania Ave., Suitland, MD 20746 on Thursday, Jan. 21. 
Interment is at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.

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