Friday, May 27, 2016

Obituary: Eula Margueritte Wright

EULA MARGUERITTE  (ADMIRE) WRIGHT, 95, of Baldwin City, Kansas passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Wellsville Retirement Community, Wellsville, KS. 
Eula was born February 4, 1921 in Tuscumbia, Missouri, the daughter of Lewis Edward Admire and Rosa May (Roberts) Admire.  She graduated from Tuscumbia High School, Class of 1938.  Then, she completed one year of college at Missouri State Teacher's College in Warrensburg, Missouri. Eula taught one year in a one room school house in Aurora, MO in 1939.
Eula was united in marriage Chester "Chet" Wright on August 17, 1940 in Versailles, MO.  They shared over 75 years of marriage. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2016.
While Chet was serving our country in World War II, Eula worked at Sunflower Ammunition Plant in De Soto, KS. Later, after having moved to Baldwin City, KS, she provided childcare in her home from 1967 to 1987. During this time, she became the first licensed daycare provider in Douglas County, KS.
Eula was a devoted homemaker that cherished her family and children. During retirement, Eula and Chet loved to travel the western half of the United States in their R.V., especially the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Eula was also preceded in death by her parents; four siblings, Lawrence Admire, Clara Campbell, Orville Admire, and Doratha Small.
Eula was survived by three sons, Ronald H. Wright and wife, Brenda, of Cloudcroft, New Mexico, Larry Wright, of Alamorgordo, NM, and Gregory L. Wright and wife, Sheryl, of Wellsville, KS; four grandsons, Lance, Andy, Jon, and Chris Wright; two granddaughters, Rebecca Carlton and Monica Lemon; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Coral Admire, Kerrville, Texas and Kenneth Admire, Columbia, South Carolina; and a sister, Marie Sawyer, Lawrence, KS.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City, KS. A Celebration of Life will be held following the graveside services at The Lodge, 502 Ames St., Baldwin City. The family suggests memorial contributions to Wellsville Retirement Community c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006. Condolences may be sent to family through www.lamb-roberts.com

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