Darlyne M. Wright

Funeral services for Darlyne M. Wright, 91, Wellsville, will be 10:30 a.m. today at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville. Burial will follow in Wellsville Cemetery.Mrs. Wright died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.She was born May 31, 1916, near Troy, the daughter of Clarence Gustus and Mildred Jeanette Coleman Ritter. She grew up in the Troy area and graduated from Troy High School in 1933. She had lived in the Wellsville area since 1933.Mrs. Wright was a homemaker most of her life and an Avon representative for 27 years. She was a member of Wellsville Baptist Church, a member and past president of Berean Sunday School class, a past member of the Rebekah Lodge and Docey Dandies Square Dance Club in Gardner.She married Herbert Wright on July 6, 1933, in Auburn, Neb. He died in 1988.Mrs. Wright was also preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, James Saxton; a sister; a son, Jerry, in 2004; and two grandchildren.Survivors include two daughters, Joanne Scribner, Ottawa, and Carolee Rutter, Ottawa; a son, Jim Wright and wife Barb, Wellsville; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.The family suggests memorials to Wellsville Baptist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.