Mary Evalane Berry Wright

Mary Evalane Berry Wright

Mary Evalane Berry Wright of Santa Ana, Calif., died on June 25, 2014, in Fullerton, Calif., at the age of 81.  

She was born on June 10, 1933, the daughter of Iva Elizabeth Davis Berry and James Harvard Berry.  

She married Jewel Lonnie Wright on April 12, 1952, in Elco. Jewel and Mary grew up in the Anna-Jonesboro area and moved away in 1960.

She was survived by her husband of 62 years, Jewel; brother Vernon Berry and his wife Barbara of Elgin; sister Vi Berry of Las Vegas, Nev.; son Cary Wright and his wife Karin of Houston, Texas; daughter Diana Wright Guerin of Fullerton, Calif.; son Michael Wright and his wife Lori Barker of Aliso Viejo, Calif.; grandchildren Miranda, Jonathan, Duncan, Alexandra and Noland; and great-grandson Kilian.  

Other important people in her life were her brother-in-law Louie Wright and his wife Patricia, and brother-in-law Ray Brimm. She was preceded in death by her parents.       

As a young woman, she enjoyed camping and fishing.  As she grew older, she enjoyed RV’ing, movies, games and reading.

A celebration of life will be held for Mary Evalane Wright and her husband, Jewel Lonnie Wright, (who died on March 29, 2017) at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

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