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Wright, Jr, Elmer Patterson August 30, 1931 - January 20, 2011

Elmer P. Wright, Jr., known as Junior by his family and friends, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Sac-Osage Hospital, Osceola, MO. He was born August 30, 1931, in Lowry City, MO. He was the eighth of nine children born to Elmer Patterson and Edna May (Foster) Wright, Sr. He lived in the Truman Lake Manor Nursing Facility until his passing. Junior was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church, Lowry City, MO and could be counted on to fold and hand out programs every Sunday. His pastor, Jeff Ferguson, provided Junior with transportation to church every Sunday. Junior joined the church on April 15, 1973. Junior was preceded in death by his parents Elmer P. and Edna May (Foster) Wright Sr.; an infant sister, Russee Wright, brothers, Edmond Wright and Lorenzo Wright and Melford Wright and one sister in–law, Mildred Wright; a sister, Ila Osborn and husband Harry, two brothers in-law, Basil Baker and Howard Brack, one niece and two nephews. He is survived by three sisters, Leta Baker, Lone Jack, MO; Winnie Brack, Lowry City, MO and Clarice Arnsmeyer and husband, Harold, Lee’s Summit, MO; sister in-law, Marie Wright, Clinton, MO, and sister in-law, Janice Wright, Gladstone, MO, 12 nephews, 6 nieces, and numerous great and great-great nephews and nieces.

Date: Monday, January 24, 2011
Time: 9 to 10 AM

Visitation Location:
Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel

Date: Monday, January 24, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Sheldon-Goodrich Chapel

Lowry City Cemetery

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In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Lowry City First Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.