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Aretta F. Wright

1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Aretta F. Wright Obituary
Aretta F. Wright

Born: Feb. 20, 1934

Died: Aug. 8, 2014

Aretta F. Wright, age 80, of Wilmington and formerly Owensville, IN, passed away peacefully August 8, 2014, at her home in Wilmington.

Born February 20, 1934, Aretta was a daughter of the late Arthur Bryan and Gracie Mae (McClellan) Peach. She was raised and educated in the Owensville area, and on May 7, 1950, Aretta married Clifford Wright. She was a member of Wilmington Church of the Nazarene, where she taught Sunday school for many years and served on the church board. Aretta enjoyed painting and took great pleasure in vegetable and especially flower gardening.

Survivors include her children: Wayne (Cathy) Wright of Gardner, Dianna (Alan) Taylor of Mansfield, OH, Susan Kimmons of Wilmington, Cynthia (Ted) Yakima of Manteno and Sandra Nowman of Channahon; (12) grandchildren; (7) great grandchildren; brothers and sister: Daniel Peach and Laretta Bush, both of Owensville, Raymond Peach of Johnson, IN and Winifred Peach of Veedersburg, IN.

Aretta was preceded by her parents; sons: Roger and Darrell, daughter Rosetta; son-in-law Rick Kimmons, and brothers: Jefferson, Earl and Wencil Lee Peach.

Visitation Wednesday, August 13th from 4:00 p.m. until time of funeral service 7:00 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington. Visitation and funeral services will also follow in Owensville, Indiana, where Aretta will be laid to rest with her husband Clifford in Maumee Cemetery.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Aretta's memory to 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Published in The Herald-News on Aug. 11, 2014
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