Emma L. Wright

Emma L. Wright

Emma Longmire Wright, 72, of Jena, passed from this life on Sunday, January 7, 2021, at the Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria.

She was born June 30, 1948 in Good Pine.

Emma was retired. She had been employed at Belden until they closed, and then she served at Good Pine Middle School and later transferred to Jena Elementary School. She also worked at Walmart in Jena.

She graduated from Good Pine High School in 1965.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 at First Baptist Church in Jena with Rev. Lionel Hatten officiating.

Interment followed in the Webster Cemetery in Good Pine under direction of Robinson Family Mortuary of Alexandria.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lena Carter; her step-father, Oscar Lee; and her ex-husband, John Longmire.

Survivors include her husband, James Wright of Jena; sons, Batasi Longmire of Jena, Bonavena Longmire (Stefanie) of Tampa, FL, and Baraka Longmire (Julia) of Winnsboro; daughter, Bridgette White (Marvin) of Pineville; sisters, Mary Brown of Riverside, CA, Rosie Carloss of Jena, and Diana Lee of Irving, TX; grandchildren, Brittany Longmire, Terrica Campbell, Tyra Lee, Bonavena Longmire, Jr., Be’John Longmire, and Cody Smith; and great grandchildren, Bryaija Offord, Kei’Ondra Offord, and Tristan Lambert.

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