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Vernice J. Wright, 92

Vernice J. (Jones) Wright, 92, formerly of Lafayette, passed away at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Silver Oaks Healthcare in Columbus, IN. Born September 8, 1921 in Thorntown, IN, she was the daughter of the late Charles M. and Nellie M. (Reagan) Jones. She was a graduate of Thorntown High School and went on to graduate from Indiana Business College. Vernice married Lowell M. Wright on September 1, 1942 in Greenville, SC and he preceded her in death on December 7, 2005. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Lafayette. Vernice enjoyed reading, playing euchre and dominos, and baking and cooking for her family.

Surviving is a son, Greg Wright (wife, Sharon) of Nashville, IN. Vernice was a loving grandmother to her three grandchildren, Danielle Smith (husband, Adam) of Brownsburg, Kelly Fite (husband, Rick) of East Peoria, IL, and Scott Wright (wife, Amanda) of Palmerston North, New Zealand, and a loving great-grandmother to her ten great-grandchildren, Aaron, Bart, Audra, Olivia, Steven, and Sophia Fite, Alaina Smith, and Louie, Maggie, and Archie Wright. In addition, Vernice is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Morrow officiating.

Burial to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church. Hippensteel Funeral Home is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com



Published in the Journal & Courier on July 8, 2014
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