Martha Wright

Obituary of Martha Wright

     Surrounded by her family, Martha Sue Wright of Cortez, Florida peacefully passed away on October 20, 2023. Martha was born in Avon Park, Florida on June 1, 1953, to John Curtis and Lena Schwall Wright.

Martha was a proud graduate of the University of South Florida. She spent most of her professional career as Chief Financial Officer of Chiles Hospitality Group. After becoming the 1st female member of the Crewe of Hernando DeSoto and serving in that capacity for 5 years, Martha served as the President of the Hernando DeSoto Historical Society. She was also very active in her support of Gulf Shore Animal League.

Martha is predeceased by her parents and her brother, John Thomas Wright. She is survived by her daughters Chelsea (Onesi) Matelau and Cassandra (Tim) Rush, all of Bradenton, sisters Sammie Long of Wauchula and Nancy Ingram of Haines City, and many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Martha's extraordinary life will be celebrated at the Pavilion at The Sandbar on November 17th at 2:00.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to:

Gulf Shore Animal League:

Tidewell Hospice:

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Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Friday, November 17, 2023
The Pavilion at The Sandbar
100 Spring Avenue
Anna Maria, Florida, United States