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Charles Wright

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Charles L. Wright of Cape Girardeau, the son of the late Cleveland Wright and Rhoda Jane Harper Wright, was born Sept. 21, 1918 in Stoddard County, Mo. and died at his residence in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2002, at the age of 83. He was united in marriage to Virginia Clark on Jan. 18, 1941 at Piggott, Ark., she survives of the home. Charles worked at Missouri Utilities & AmerenUE for 40 years, retiring in 1984. He was very active in his church, First Church of the Nazarene located in Cape Girardeau, where he had taught Sunday School and was past Superintendent of Sunday Schools. He was also a Ham's Radio operator. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Jerry Wright of Denver, Colo. and Ron Wright of Springfield, Ill.; by one daughter, Beverly Darter of Cape Girardeau; by five grandchildren, Patrick and Adrian Wright of Denver, Colo., Sara and Suzanne Wright of Springfield, Ill. and Erin Darter of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; and by one sister, Betty Allen of Poplar Bluff, Mo. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Visitation will be held at the Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 4 - 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. in the Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Chapel with Rev. William L. Burke officiating. Entombment will be at the Memorial Park Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau, Mo. with Ford & Sons Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation or Southest Hospice. PAID

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