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M. Elaine Wright

January 19, 1934 November 14, 2011
M. Elaine Wright
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M. Elaine Wright, 77, of Platte City, MO and formerly of Peoria, died at 7:15 PM, Monday, November 14, 2011 at her daughter's home in Platte City. She was born January 19, 1934 in Peoria to Byron and Hester Cranford Marcille, Sr. She married Jack Schupp Wright in February , 1951 at Hot Springs, Ark. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Marcella Jeanne and one grandson. Surviving are two daughters, Vickie (Greg) Atkins of Platte City, MO, Marilynne (Jimmy) Thompson of Clarksville, TN; four sons, Michael D. (Julie) of O’Fallon, IL, David P. (Peggy) of Louisville, KY, Jack D. of Platte City, MO, and Kevin S. (Nilda) of Pompano Beach, FL; 18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 4 step great grandchildren; three sisters, Jeanne Timberlake of Creve Coeur, Elizabeth Marcille of Colorado, Carole Bieber of Morton; three brothers, R. Donald of Appleton, WI, Byron Jr. of East Peoria, and Frederick of Peoria. Elaine worked for Chris Hoerr & Sons for nine years and Ruppman Marketing for seventeen years. She was a former member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peoria. Mom we love you and will miss you. A Funeral Mass will be 2:00 PM, Friday, November 18, 2011 at Sacred Heart Church. Franciscan Fathers will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM, Thursday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with the recitation of the Rosary at 6:45 PM. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass on Friday at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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