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Peggy Jean (Edwards) Wright

October 13, 1935 ~ July 30, 2019 (age 83)


Peggy Jean Wright was called home to our loving Lord on Tuesday, the 30th day of July, 2019.  She passed away at Palestine Regional Medical Center at the age of 83.  Mrs. Wright was born in Duncan, Oklahoma, on the 13th day of October, 1935, to parents Leslie DeWayne Edwards and Oberia Saunders Edwards.

Mrs. Wright was a woman who spoke the truth and never held anything back.  She loved her kids and grandkids dearly.  Her hobbies consisted of sewing, quilting and she was also an excellent cook.

She is preceded in death by her parents Leslie and Oberia Edwards, son Troy Wright, and brother, Leslie Edwards.

Mrs. Wright is survived by her daughter, Susan Varela of California; son, Richard Wright of Grapeland; grandchildren, Amber Mullen, Phillip Wuestewald, Heather Caskey, Matthew Wright, Amy Varela, Eric Varela and Susie Wright; great grandchildren, Taylar, Paige, Sage, Scout, Harbor, Alivia, Holden, Talula; brothers, William Edwards of Elkhart and James Edwards of Sparks, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Peggy Wright will be conducted at one o’clock in the afternoon on Friday the 2nd day of August, 2019 in the Rhone Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow in Davis Cemetery.

Funeral services for Peggy Jean Wright are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.

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Funeral Service
August 2, 2019

1:00 PM
Rhone Memorial Chapel
3900 S. State Highway 19
Palestine, TX 75801

Interment following funeral service
August 2, 2019

Davis Cemetery
Hwy 227 East
Grapeland, TX 75844

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