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C. Jason Smith, II - LIC, Co-Owner
Catherine A. Smith, LAFD, Co-Owner



Dawn Michelle Wright

December 16, 1951 ~ January 24, 2018 (age 66)

Dawn Michelle Wright, 66, of Morgantown, passed away Wednesday morning, January 24, 2018 at Mon Health Medical Center in Morgantown.

She was born December 16, 1951 in Jersey City, NJ, a daughter of the late John Hall Neal, Sr. and the late Agnes Theresa Rankin Neal.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Rodney Neal (Tonya Mitchell), Charles Neal (Rebecca Sowell), Carlton Neal (Sheresa Bosley Neal), Marcus Wright, and Sheila Wright (Dorlacy Luster); her grandchildren Shahima Hudson, Radera Mitchell, Rameal Mitchell, Hameen Hudson, Chance Neal, Chase Humphries, Charlize Neal, Marquise Wright, Edward Wright, Kaseem Wright, Aaliyah Wright, Ya Seem Wright, Ky’mir Wright, Aviana Wright, YazMirah Wright, Haley Bosley and Brianna Bosley; her great-grandchildren Allure Porter and Arianna Neal; siblings Barbara Scott, Valerie Neal, Cathy Neal, Ralph Neal and Gary Neal, Sr.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Wright, and siblings Donna, Dolores, Robert, Joey and John H. Neal.

Dawn retired from WVU where she loved her job in housekeeping. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of St. John Baptist Church in Elizabeth, NJ. Dawn loved going shopping and all things to do with fashion, and spending time with her family and friends.

Friends may join the family to honor Dawn’s life and legacy at Smith Funeral & Cremation Care, 108 Holland Ave., Morgantown on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 2 PM until the time of the funeral service at 4 PM with Pastor Shirley Robinson officiating. Following the funeral service, the family’s request for cremation will be honored.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Smith Funeral & Cremation Care to help with funeral expenses. Donations can be made on Dawn’s memorial page of the funeral home website at, or by calling the funeral home directly at 304-292-9494.

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