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Judge Dawn Wright


Judge Priscilla Dawn Moore Wright, 72, of Kerrville, passed away Friday, Jan. 17. She was born to Jimmie Harris and George B. Moore on Jan. 28, 1941 in Bigfoot.

After graduating from Devine High School, Judge Wright spent her career serving the State of Texas in various law enforcement positions. However, she spent the majority of her career as Kerr County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace and, most recently, as municipal judge for the City of Bandera.

Judge Wright's hobbies included traveling and fishing. She also co-owned and served as an instructor of the Do It The Wright Way concealed handgun licensing training.

Judge Wright is survived by her life companion, Frank Edwards; daughters, Dawna Larson and her life companion, Jim May, and Pam Frost; stepson Daryl Wright and his wife, Julie; brothers, Jim Moore, Larry Rickets, Joe Moore and Jonathon Moore; stepmother Donna Moore; grandchildren, Kyle Campbell and his wife, Lauren; Chase Frost; Blake Ledwig; Mason Ledwig; and Carolyn Dawn Wright. In addition, she eagerly awaited her first great-grandchild, who is expected in June.

Judge Wright was predeceased by Eddie Wright.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Friday, Jan. 24, at Kerrville First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Drive, in Kerrville, with a reception following in the Fellowship Hall. Burial will take place at 4 pm, in Longview Cemetery in Big Foot.

In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Judge Dawn Wright may be made to a charity of choice.

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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.