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Edna Grace Wright

Visitation:
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Pastor Janet Morgan.
Music provided by: Carol Kohl - pianist.
Interment will be in the Kilby Cemetery, rural Curryville, Missouri.
Pallbearers: family and friends.

Edna Grace (Rutherford) Wright passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2007 at The Groves care center in Independence, Missouri. Edna attended area schools and was a member of the United Methodist Church in Vandalia. She moved to the St. Louis area in the late 1920's where she met her husband John, who was working for Boeing. Edna and John lived in the St. Louis area for 40 years before moving back to the Vandalia area. She had been a homemaker all her life and had worked at the Ely Walker Garment factory in Vandalia for several years.

Born: August 31, 1909 in Gazette, Missouri the daughter of Samuel T. and Ella (Goodman) Rutherford.

Married: John Wright on July 23, 1938, he preceded her in death in August 1978.

Survivors include: one son, Larry E. and wife, Sherrie Wright of Mukwonago, Wisconsin; one daughter, Sharon and husband, Larry Greife of Raytown, Missouri; five grandchildren: Kevin and wife, Sherry Wright of Tampa, Florida; Abbe Wright of Chicago; Brandi Wright of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Todd Greife and Becky Greife both of Kansas City, Missouri; one great-granddaughter, Kylene Wright of Tampa, Florida; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by: husband, John; four brothers, Dale Rutherford, Billy Rutherford, Russell Rutherford and Raymond Rutherford; three sisters, Jessie Renner, Dorothy Bourne and Eileen Keith; also preceded by a sister who died in infancy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the donor's choice in care of Waters Funeral Chapel, P O Box 84, Vandalia, Missouri 63382-0084.


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