The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

July 29, 2013

Mary Wright

— Mary Audra Rounsavall Wright, born Aug. 26, 1922, died July 19 2013. 

Mary, known as Dee by family and friends, was preceded in death by her father, Isaac Rounsavall; her mother, Sarah Rounsavall; a sister, Ruth Kinsel; stepson Ross Wright; stepdaughter Robbie Wright; niece Sherry Saddler; and her loving husband of 60 years, Robert Frank Wright.

She grew up on a farm around the Athens, Texas, area before moving to Dallas, where she worked for Sears as a clerk before retiring. After marrying Robert Wright, she traveled between Washington state and Texas, helping raise many foster children along the way. Always happy to have family and friends surrounding her, she spent her remaining years hosting yearly Thanksgiving weekends and summer vacations for the many great-nieces, nephews and friends.

She is survived by multiple nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews, and many friends.

The family will host a memorial service on Aug. 17 at Mary’s residence to celebrate her life and the many memories she left behind.

In lieu of flowers, donations my be made to The American Cancer Society or to a local VFW post.

Beaty Funeral Home of Mineola (903-569-2611) is in charge of arrangements.

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