Obituary Arena Wright
The funeral for Arena Wright, 91 will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday December 11, 2018 at the First Christian Church, Laverne officiated by Rev. Marvin Garrison. Burial will follow at Laverne Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home, Hennessey. Viewing will begin at 10:00 AM Tuesday at the church and will continue until the time of the service.
Arena was born at Laverne on April 26, 1927 to Seneca and Ethel Luinstra Shellenbarger and died Wednesday December 5, 2018 at Hennessey Care Center.
She married Warren B. Wright in Laverne in 1948. She was a member of the Church of Christ and First Christian Church. Arena moved to Hennessey in September 2016 to be near her family.
She is survived by one son Wes Wright and wife Jana of Hennessey; five grandchildren Viola Boyd, Thomas Livengood, Sarah Battenfield, Melissa Cloud, Cristin Ashcraft; one sister Joy White of Catesby, and seven great-grandchildren.
Arena was preceded in death by her husband Warren, two sisters Alma Bartow, Lois Mae Kerns; one daughter Betty Ruth Livengood, and one daughter-in-law Janita Wright.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Janita Wright Memorial Scholarship fund with the funeral home serving as custodian of the fund.