Lucy Emmalu Wright, 86, formerly of Bartlesville, died at 7:05 A.M. on Friday, August 1, 2014 in Grand Prairie, Texas.
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Funeral services for Mrs. Wright will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. David Hammonds of the Adams Blvd. Church of Christ officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
A memorial fund has been established and those who wish may send their contributions to the Hope Harbor Children's Home, P.O. Box 1047, Claremore, Oklahoma 74018.
Mrs. Wright was born at McDonald, Kansas on April 18, 1928 the daughter of Ona Edith (Nelson) and Charles Jackson Hallum. She moved with her family to Wynona, Oklahoma in 1934 and she attended schools in Wynona, Nelagoney and then at Copan where she graduated from high school in 1945. She was married to David Edward Wright on June 4, 1947 and they made their home in Bartlesville their entire married life. Mrs. Wright worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone from 1946 until 1950 when she became a full time mother and homemaker. In 1981 she was employed with Sears until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of the Adams Blvd. Church of Christ, played bridge, enjoyed ceramics and oil painting. She also liked to shop, swim and enjoy her grandchildren. Mr. Wright preceded her in death on August 9, 2001 and she continued her home in Bartlesville until moving to the Dallas metro area in 2007 to make her home with her daughter's family.
Mrs. Wright is survived by two daughters, Jan Stephens and husband Ron of Grand Prairie, Texas and Lisa Wright of Bartlesville, one son, Gary Wright and his wife Cindy of Stillwater, Okla., one brother, Lloyd Hallum of Chautauqua, Kansas and three grandchildren, Alicia Hinojosa and her husband Luis, Brandon Jackson Wright and Jason Taylor Wright. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and their wives, Elmer and Mildred Hallum and Don and Della Hallum, two sisters, Lois Davis and Edith Lorton and a sister-in-law, Doris Hallum.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.
Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Aug. 4 to Sept. 3, 2014