She was born March 5, 1942 in the Eden Isle Community in Grubbs, the daughter of Charles Elmer and Ira Lee (Gifford) Keller.
Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by one son, Anthony Dean Sackett; six brothers; and two sisters.
She was survived by her husband, R. E. “Bud Wright, who later died Oct. 13, 2012; one son, James Edward Sackett, Jr., and wife, Cheryl, of Wyoming; three daughters, Mary Elaine Sackett of Benton, Kimberley Kay Drury of Weekiwache, Fla., and Tracey Jean Sponer and husband, Thomas ,of North Little Rock; two brothers, Bobby Clellan Keller and Enis Keller, both of California; one sister, Billie Carol Drake of Fayetteville; 10 grandchildren, Jimmy Sackett, Missy Sackett, Crystal Sackett, Shawna Bell, Sarah Cooprider, D.J. Bomesberger, Christopher Shane Adcox, Angelia Beth Drury, Samuel Trever McGinnis, and Charles Matthew McGinnis; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2012 at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home (www.jacksonsfh.com).