Funeral services for Leota June Wright will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday at the Church of the Firstborn in Chandler. Brother Tom Wright and Brother Jeremy Wright will officiate. Interment will follow at the Parkland Cemetery, Parkland.
Arrangements are entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Cushing.
Leota June Wright was born on July 9, 1926 in Tryon Oklahoma to Alva and Ellen (Whittam) Thompson. She passed away December 9, 2008 at the age of 82 years.
Leota married Marion Wright on March 9, 1944 in Reno, Nevada and to this union were born five children.
She attended Sandy Land, a small country school and Tryon High School, where she played in the Band. Leota was a homemaker, but in her younger years at California she picked cotton and cut grapes. She and her husband built and operated a dairy farm North of Chandler for many years. She helped milk the cows and cooked big dinners for the farmers who came and helped with the crops. She also had a custom drapery business, worked part-time for the Election Board and for the US Census Bureau in Lincoln County. She is a long time member of the Church of the Firstborn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband, one Granddaughter, two Brothers and two Sisters.
Survivors include Daughters: Judy Wayland and her husband Glen of Chandler; Linda Cloud of Andrews South Carolina; Sons Richard Wright and his wife Sherry of Seminole, Tom Wright and his wife Janet of Chandler; and Lonnie Wright of Agra; three Brothers: Harley Thompson of Cushing, Jack Thompson of Dublin, Texas, and Carl Thompson of Agra; one Sister: Lois Reedy of Chandler; 10 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren; and many other family and friends.
Condolences and online guest book are available at www.palmarlerfh.com.