Ireda D. Wright
July 10, 1927 ‒ May 03, 2016
Ireda D. Wright, 88, of Galion passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion.
Born July 10, 1927 in Banner Springs, Tenn., she was the daughter of Harvey and Mabel (Brown) Lankford. She married Robert Luther Wright on Nov. 16, 1943 and he preceded her on Aug. 6, 2013.
She was a member of Windfall Emanuel United Church of Christ in Galion. Ireda was the definition of a homemaker, she loved raising her children, enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and also visiting with her neighbors. Ireda worked as an assembler at the former North Electric Company in Galion.
She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Harvey (Lynn) Wright of Grove, Oklahoma; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia (Dean) Alexander of Galion and Rebecca (Dave) Monroe of Martel; daughter-in-law, Sandra Wright of Galion; seven grandchildren, Rob (Tamara) Wright, Carole (Greg) Fleniken, Jeffrey (Kristen) Wright, Adam (Bethany) Guinther, Veronica (Scott) Schenz, Brian Vossers and Mark Vossers; sixteen great grandchildren and a step-sister, Margery (Emery) Shaffer of Galion.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Wright, granddaughter, Stacy Wright Smith; step-mother, Edith Lankford, brother, Dudley Lankford and sisters, Shirley Harrison and Donna Lankford.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Dreama Caudill and Rev. Loyd Caudill, officiating. Burial will follow in Iberia Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Windfall Emanuel United Church of Christ in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Ireda Wright, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.
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