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Mary Irene Wright 62, Amazonia, MO

Mary Irene Wright 62, of Amazonia, Missouri passed away Friday January 24, 2014 at her home after a 2nd courageous battle with cancer.
Mary Irene Wright 62, of Amazonia, Missouri passed away Friday January 24, 2014 at her home after a 2nd courageous battle with cancer.

She was born November 20, 1951 in Palo Alto, California daughter of Margaret & George Herring.

She married Mike Wright on December 18, 1969, at Savannah, MO and they shared 45 years together.

She attended Lafayette high school, and worked as a care giver and nurse aide at the Missouri Methodist Hospital & LaVerna Village retiring in 1998. She was proud 15 year survivor of breast cancer before succumbing a second time. Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother to her sons and her cherished grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by husband, Mike Andrew Wright of the home, two sons, George M. (Penny) Wright, and Eric S. (Betsy) Wright both of St. Joseph, MO, grandson, Hayden Wright, granddaughter, Paige Wright, two sisters, Connie (Danny) Johnson of St. Joseph, MO, and Judy Edwards of Albany, MO, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday evening to celebrate Mary's Life. She has been cremated under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Memorials are requested to the Mary Wright memorial fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com
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