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Beatrice Wright

Beatrice Wright, 77, passed away at the IOOF Nursing Home on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Beatrice Wright

Beatrice was born in Scurry, Texas, on March 18, 1934 to Roy Olene and Beatrice Inez (Tippett) Gentry. She grew up in Ennis and attended school here. On July 29, 1950 she married W.R. Wright and they made their home in Grand Prairie, then to Wilmer and finally to Ennis in 1962.

She worked for Ruhl Manufacturing, Ennis ISD and she and her husband owned Custom Tools Company. She was a member of the Creechville Road Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons, Gary Wright and his wife, Paula of Oak Grove and Ricky Wright and his wife, Kathy of Red Oak: daughters; Debra Morriss of Ennis and Deanna and her husband, John Dye of Forney: ten grandchildren: seventeen great-grandchildren: brother; Billy Gentry: sisters; Sherry King, Brenda Shoemake and Linda Widener along with numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband W.R. Wright on March 12, 2010, son Michael Wayne Wright, and sister Lois Harcrow.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 6 until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A celebration of her life will take place on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with grandson Rev. Lonnie Davis, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.

The family wishes to give a special thanks to Alice Lewis for the love and care she gave to gave to Beatrice and to the Staff of the IOOF Nursing Home.

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