OKLAHOMA Funeral services for Marie W. Wright, 87, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Welty Church of God. Interment will follow at the Welty Cemetery.
Marie was born in Erath County to James and Flois E. Sikes.
She was a resident of the Welty area since 1990. She and James R. Wright married Dec. 14, 1947 in Erath County; he preceded her in death Nov. 5, 2012.
Marie was a loving homemaker and mother who enjoyed fishing, gardening and working with her flowers. She also was a Mary Kay Consultant for 40 years and a member of the Welty Church of God.
She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Flois Sikes; her husband, James R. Wright; four brothers, Darrel Sikes and wife Noree, Lawrence Sikes and wife Thelma, Leon Sikes and wife Doretha and Terry Sikes and wife Norma and one sister, Ginittia Baze and husband Curtis.
Survivors include her three daughters, Theresa Cook of Kildare, Texas, Pat L. Frank of Fort Worth, Texas and Nita K. Watts and husband Carson of Welty, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, DeAnna Kelly Mayes and husband Monty, Melinda Cook Clark, Michael Kelly and wife Jill, Cindy Watts Jenkins and husband Matt, Steven Cook and wife Rebecca, Tommy Cook and wife Sherry and Kit Carson Watts and wife Brandi; 25 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Okemah, Oklahoma and officiated by Bro. John Tidwell.
Online condolences may be made at www.ParksBrothersFuneralHome.com.