Pearl E. Wright, 97, Medora, died 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 26 at her residence.
Born Dec. 29, 1915 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Fred Thomas Beavers and Mattie Elizabeth Horner Beavers, who both preceded her in death. On Oct. 19, 1933, she married Noble Francis Wright, and he died on March 5, 1985.
Mrs. Wright was a homemaker and a beautician for 60 years. She loved flowers, quilting, crocheting, traveling and gardening. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Medora.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Ross (Jane) Wright, Lake Lure, N.C.; daughter, Mona Lois (Clyde) Smith, Kurtz; seven grandchildren: Mark Ross Wright, Michael Raymond Wright, Kelly Jo McFarland, Whitney Kissel, Wesley Dean Wright, Teresa Meyer and Paula Bonebright; 13 great grandchildren: Ross Wright, Austin Wright, Libby Wright; Zack Wright; Parker Wright; Danielle Meyer; Ian McFarland; Brooke Meyer; Nicole Ault; Blaine Bonebright; Bailey Bonebright; Micah Wright and Samantha Wright; one great great grandchild, Calvin Wright; and five sisters: Mildred Gilley, Indianapolis; Frances Daulton, Ft. Ritner, Ind.; Mary Foster, Seymour; Lou Wolka, Vallonia; and Ruth Silverman, Florida.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Dean Wright; six brothers: Thomas Beavers, Edmond Beavers, Curtis Beavers, Thurman Beavers, Gene Franklin Beavers and Harold Beavers; and two sisters: Cloe Walker and an infant.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Medora, with Pastor Jack Belk officiating. Burial will follow at Dixon Chapel Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29 at Hague Funeral Home, Medora, and from 1 p.m. until time of service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to "Medora Goes Pink," Schneck Medical Hospice Foundation and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Published in The Jackson County Banner from Apr. 29 to May 6, 2013