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Helen Louise Wright

July 24, 1938 March 18, 2020
Helen Louise Wright
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Obituary for Helen Louise Wright

Helen Louise Ireland-Wright 81 years old of Wrights Corner, Beecher City, Illinois died at 5:00 am Wednesday morning, March 18, 2020 at Kindred Hospital, St. Louis after being a patient for a short time.
Family Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday Morning March 21, 2020 at the Springhill Cemetery near Wright’s Corner in Fayette County, Illinois.

Helen was born on July 24, 1938 at home near Post Oak in rural Fayette County, Illinois one of four siblings into the Christian family of Fred and Lizzie Ireland. On September 8, 1954 she married Lloyd Ray Wright in the Rev Charles Simpkins home. Lloyd preceded her in death on January 5, 1990.
Helen was raised in rural Fayette County, near St. Elmo. She was a wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. Helen was educated at St. Elmo High School and later received her GED and was educated and certified as an EMT. She was a farm wife, member of Exxon Annuity Club, the Fayette County Home Extension Club, and served as sexton for the Springhill Cemetery for over 30 years. Helen was especially famous for her skill of baking homemade rolls.

Helen is survived by her 2-Sons: Brad (wife, Jackie) Wright of Beecher City, IL and their children Wyatt (wife, Rebecca) Derek (wife, Charlette) and Blake Wright (wife, Jordan Belden; Bart (wife, Lisa) Wright of Mt. Vernon IL and their children Carson, Hannah and Rachel Wright; 1-Daughter Deb (husband Bob) Booher of Dauphin Island, Alabama and their children Ryan (wife Kelli) Booher and Tara (husband Jason) Wells; 9 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great Great Granddaughter; Sister-in-law Janet Ireland of Wright’s Corner; Betty Wright, St. Elmo and Brother-in-laws Max Watson, St. Elmo and Mickey Wright, Woodlawn, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her Parents: Fred and Lizzie, Husband Lloyd; Son: Brett Lloyd Wright; Grandson Robert Ray Booher in infancy; 2-Brothers: Gene Ireland and Ronnie Ireland; 1-Sister Delores and her husband Dale Rhodes.

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Graveside

Saturday

21

Mar

11:00 AM 3/21/2020 11:00:00 AM
Springhill Cemetery

70 County Road 4
Beecher City, IL 62414

Springhill Cemetery
70 County Road 4 Beecher City 62414 IL
United States

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Springhill Cemetery Final Resting Place

70 County Road 4
Beecher City, IL 62414

70 County Road 4 Beecher City 62414 IL
United States

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Springhill Cemetery

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