Jerrie’Me Karveh Wright was born in Savannah, Georgia on October 10, 1986, to Clifford Wright, Sr. and Margaret R. Ubah. On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, he departed this earthly life in Lugoff, South Carolina. As a youth, Jerrie’Me attended the public schools of Jasper, Beaufort and Richland Counties, graduating from Columbia High School. He furthered his education at Francis Marion University earning a dual degree, Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Business Administration Management.
Being led by God’s direction, he went on to obtain a Master of Divinity degree at Morehouse School of Religion/ITC in Atlanta, Georgia; continuing his journey at Howard University in Washington, D.C. to work on his Doctor of Divinity.
While at FMU, Minister Wright served as the President for the Wesley Foundation and United Methodist Campus Ministry, Vice President for Habitat for Humanity, Secretary and Treasurer for the Lions Club International, Chaplin for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Vice President of Alumni Relations for Delta Sigma Pi as well as participated in several other community service focused organizations.
Minister Jerrie’Me Wright accepted Christ at an early age at True Born Church of Christ Deliverance Center under the leadership of Dr. Richard Walthour in Tarboro, SC. On February 12, 2006, while in college he joined Maxwell Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Daniel K. McCowan and actively participated in the Praise Dance Ministry, Choir, and Art Ministry. During his attendance at Morehouse School of Religion/ITC Minister Wright received his call to the ministry on August 16, 2009 under the leadership of Dr. J. Sherman Pelt of Liberty Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2018, Minister Wright returned to Lugoff, South Carolina and became a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Marion O. Bennett. He later joined Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lugo ff, SC, under the leadership of Dr. Andrew Thomas where Minister Wright was last affiliated. He was instrumental in the youth ministry having a passion for children and helped with their tutoring program.
Minister Wright was a dedicated servant who was inspired to carry out the word of God. He believed that his faith in God gave him the strength to endure obstacles that sometimes seemed impossible and loved helping and encouraging others. As his story was written throughout life, he was constantly reminded that there would be, and were mountains that he would have to face. Still, he stood firmly on one of his favorite mottos, “If you have a high mountain, climb it by prayer or remove it by faith.”
He was preceded in death by his sister, Monica Wright Wilson; paternal and maternal grandparents: Evans Wright Sr., Yneather Wright, Walter Reid Sr., and Nellie Reid.
Minister Wright leaves to cherish his loving memories ~ his father: Clifford Wright, Sr. of Cary, NC; mother: Margaret R. Ubah and stepfather: Dr. Joseph Ubah, Sr. of Lugoff, SC; sister: Dr. Latisha Wright of Cary, NC; brother: Clifford Wright, Jr. of Lugoff, SC; step-brother: Joseph Ubah Jr. of Greenwood, SC; two nephews: Joshua & Caleb Wilson of Rock Hill, SC; three god-children: Malachi Hall, Sincere Dickerson Caldwell and Autumn Denise Brown; Jerrie’Me had a close bond with his cousin Kenneth Murray who took him under his wings while attending FMU; and special cousins: Ashley Faber, Pamela Murray, Kendra Drake and Kayla Murray. In addition while attending ITC, both Andre’ and Dargenae’ adopted Jerrie’Me as their little brother and showered him with love. His smiling spirit will forever be remembered by his many uncles, aunts, cousins, extended family, church, community members, colleagues, former classmates, and friends.
In lieu of any type of donation including flowers, we are asking that you donate directly to: THE JAMES R. CLARK SICKLE CELL FOUNDATION. Please note in memory of Min. Jerrie’Me K. Wright.
James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation
1420 Gregg Street, Columbia SC 29201
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