Carolyn Ann Shakour Wright

Carolyn Ann Shakour Wright, 66, of China, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013. She was born on June 23, 1946, in Beaumont, to Mildred Ann Roy Shakour and George Jacob Shakour, and had been a resident of China since 1972. Carolyn was a beautiful, loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She was the most giving person and had such a warm heart. Carolyn's most treasured gifts were her grandchildren. She was their Maw Maw, and they all knew there was a special place in her heart for each of them. One of her favorite pastimes was playing cards. It didn't matter what type, if there was a card game happening, she was a part of it. She will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of forty-nine years, Alfred Al J. Wright; children, Brandon Wright and his wife, Tracy; and Kim Atkins, all of China; Jennifer Dearbonne and her fiancé, Chase Kasseroler, of Beaumont; Blaine Wright and his wife, Mae, of China; and Trenton Wright of Kountze; grandchildren, Johnathan Brasher of Norfolk, West Virginia, Christopher Brasher of Runge, Destiny Wright and Misty Wright, both of China, Jordan Dearbonne of Beaumont, Hollie Atkins of Lumberton, Anthony Wright, Bailey Wright, Zachary Wright, and Wyatt Wright, all of China, and Taylor Wright and William Wright, both of Kountze; several nieces and nephews; and many other loving family members and close friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, George Jacob Shakour, Jr. A Rosary for Mrs. Wright will be recited at 5:00 p.m., with a gathering of her family and friends to follow Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2013, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 West Highway 90, China, with interment to follow at China Cemetery, China. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, P.O. Box 38, China, Texas 77613. Complete and updated information may be found

Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 30, 2013