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Doris Nerine Brown Wright

By Staff, 08/16/21 9:50 AM

Doris Nerine Brown Wright, 99, of Hot Springs, AR passed away August 13, 2021. She was born May 6, 1922 in Gurdon, AR to Joe Ted Brown and Nettie Frances Scott Brown.

Ms. Wright was a member of First Baptist Church in Hot Springs and Beech Street Baptist Church in Gurdon. She grew up in Gurdon, but had also lived in Waukegan, IL and Arlington, TX.

Doris is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jharas Lee Wright; three sisters, Thelma Lee Hutson, Estella Ross, and Opal Nolan; and one brother, Harvey Brown.

She is survived by her daughter Vanette Aleksic of Hot Springs; one son Jerry Lee Wright;  two brothers, Kenneth Herbert Brown and Howard Brown; one grandson David Mark Aleksic and wife Olha of Winchester, MA; one granddaughter Courtney Simone Harris and husband David of Waco, TX; two great-granddaughters Katherine Anna Aleksic and Emily Natalia Aleksic; four great-grandsons David Harris Jr., William Wright Harris, Simon Hunter Harris, and Van Davidson Harris, as well as many other nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Graveside services will be on Monday, August 23, 2021, at 10:00 am at Rose Hedge Cemetery in Gurdon. There will be a visitation at 9:00 am until service time at the graveside. Under the direction of Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home Gurdon.

In Lieu of flowers please make donations to First Baptist Church of Hot Springs on their website at  www.firsthotsprings.com or mail to

2350 Central Ave.   Hot Springs, AR 71901