Funeral Services For Majestik Magnificent

Sources: Helena Arkansas | All Things Michael

Majestic Magnificent  Forever Michael Tribute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 © RD / Kenney / Retna Digita

Funeral services for Majestik Magnificent will be held at noon Saturday, February 27 at the P.L.M. & D. District Center, Helena Crossing. Reverend Gerald Hunter will officiate.

Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m., Friday, February 26 at Jackson – Highley Funeral Home Chapel.

Majestik Magnificent was born to Rose Wright Thomas, July 30, 1955 in Helena. Majestik was affectionately named after his late grandfather, Harry J. Wright.

As a child Majestik dreamed of becoming an entertainer and making it big in Hollywood. He began his career as a magician in Las Vegas in the 1970s. Soon after he met Muhammed Ali who introduced him to Michael Jackson. Majestik was personal magician to both Ali and Jackson and was a close friend of both families for over 30 years.

Majestik made an appearance in the movie documentary “Ali the Fighter” (1974) as well as on a variety of talk shows over the years including Dr. Drew (2011), spokesperson for the Jackson family during Michael Jackson trail. He also co-stared on the reality show “Life With Latoya” (2013 – 2014). Majestik was the recipent of the Sherry Gordy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014 for his consistent encouragement, advisement, and support of the entertainment family.

Majestik was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, gliblustomia in 2013. He fought courgeously with the love and support of his family and close friends until his transition February 19, 2016. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

His sister, Olivie Patricia Wright, and his stepfather, Fready Thomas, preceded Majestik Magnificent in death.

He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved mother, Rose Thomas; a brother, Stephen (Bernice) Wright of Morena Valley, California; three sisters, Rose Evans of Streamwood, Illinois, Blanche Simmons of Sacramento, California and Carol (Billy) Williams of Helena; a stepsister, Delores (Dempsey) Word of Holly Grove; second mom and dad, Joe and Katherine Jackson of Las Angeles, California; a very special friend, Trentina Jackson; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousin, six godchildren and many many friends and fans.

Sources: Helena Arkansas | All Things Michael

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