Nell was a 1948 graduate of Adamsville Highschool, Adamsville, Tennessee. She married Wilbur E. “Gene” Wright on June 30, 1951 in Lansing, Michigan. They moved to Marion in August, 1957 and Mr. Wright preceded Nell in death on March 20, 1990. During her working years she was employed by RCA, Foster Forbes, General Tire and was an Avon Representative. She retired from Marion Community Schools as a cafeteria worker at the former Jones Middle School. Nell was a faithful member of Grace Community Church and CPC Sympathy Club. Nell loved to work Bent and Wiggly word find puzzles and she enjoyed a lot of sewing and crocheting.
Nell is survived by her children, David E. Wright and Mark D. Wright, both of Marion; Ruth A .(Brian E.) Page, Lafayette; Mary Ellen (Kevin A.) Moore, Parker, Colorado; one brother, Lloyd (Helen) Cagle, Phoenix, Arizona; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She is also preceded in death by her son, John L. Wright.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 South Washington Street, Marion with Dr. Thomas Mansbarger officiating. Visitation will be held from 11am-until services begin on Thursday in the funeral home. Interment will immediately follow the funeral in Estates of Serenity Cemetery, Marion.
View Original Notice ? Irma L. “Nell” Wright – October 11, 1930 – February 11, 2019