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Betty Sue Wright, age 91, of Joplin, Mo., transitioned to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Webb City Health & Rehab Center, following an illness.
Betty was born on March 7, 1926, in Newtonia, Mo., the daughter of the late Felix and Essie (Barker) Wright. She has been a lifetime area resident. She was a Baptist. She dedicated her life to taking care of her family. She loved playing Bingo.
Betty is survived by; one son, Terry Wright, Joplin; one daughter, Helen Wright, Concord, N.C.; two brothers, Jerry Wright, Ft. Scott, Kan., and Erron Wright and wife, Betty, Joplin; two sisters, Annabelle Jordan, Webb City, Mo., and Norma Jean Parks, Neosho, Mo.; three grandchildren, Stephonia Wright Duncan and husband, Alfonzo, Terry Wright, Jr., and wife, Homaira, and Alyssa Wright; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Felix "J.C." Wright; and three sisters, Maedean Jones, Mickey Banks, and Jacqueline Hutchison.
Betty's Homegoing Celebration will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Reverend B.J. Roberson will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be given to Mercy Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
Published on April 2, 2017
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