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Minnie El

May 1, 1943 ~ September 19, 2018 (age 75)
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Minnie El, daughter of the late Betty Wright and Otis Wright, Sr., passed away on September 19, 2018 in Wilmington, Delaware at the age of 75.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Otis Wright, Jr. and her sister, Marilyn Wright.

She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband, Arthur John; her loving children, Tanya Poteat (John), Sharon Osburn, Marilyn Cherry (Bruce); stepson, Eddie Foster; stepdaughter, Tabitha Davis; godson, Randy Corbin; goddaughter, Linda Fews; sister, Pearl Purnell; brothers Eric and Gary Wright (Linda); and a sister-in-law, Siennie.

She also has 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends who will cherish her memory.

 "Mother El", as she was affectionately known, was a homemaker. She loved the Lord.  She also enjoyed spending time with her family and going fishing in her spare time.  She was a member of Cathedral of Fresh Fire, a "Mother" of the church.

Funeral services for Mother El will be held at 11am on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Cathedral of Fresh Fire located at 2300 Northeast Blvd, Wilmington, Delaware 19802.  Her viewing will be from 9-10:45am only. 

Her burial will take place at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, Delaware 19701.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Congo Funeral Home, 2904 W. 2nd Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19805. 

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