Dolores M. Wright May 1, 1935 - March 11, 2015
Dolores M. Wright, 79, of Apache Junction, Ariz. and formerly of Beardstown, died Wednesday, March 11, at The Villa Hospice Home in Mesa, Ariz.
She was born May 1, 1935 in Beardstown, the daughter of Calvin and Mildred Heitze Williams. She married Francis Wright on March 18, 1955 and he preceded her in death in 1977. She later married Theodore R. Wright, Jr. on June 6, 1999 in Virginia and he survives.
She is also survived by two sons: Timothy D. (Chrissy) Wright of Frederick and Thomas L. (Ruby) Wright of Elmwood; one daughter, Frances D. (Robert) Jensen of Jacksonville; two step-children: Billy Jo (Angela) Wright of Vermont and Susie (John) Williams of Pennsylvania; fifteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers: Dave Self of Springfield, Mo. and Don (Maureen) Williams of Orlando, Fla.; one sister, Nancy (Ted) Clark of Sherman; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Sybil Anderson.
Mrs. Wright was a 1953 graduate of Beardstown High School. She provided childcare to many families in the community and also worked at the Princess Theater in the 1950s in Beardstown. She enjoyed traveling and craftwork.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, March 19, at Sager Funeral Home with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery.
Family will meet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to National Kidney Foundation.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.
Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of the arrangements.