site image


Juanita B. Wright

December 23, 1913 ~ May 22, 2015 (age 101)

   Juanita B. Wright, 101, of the Good Samaritan Home, Quincy, died at 5:28 a.m. Friday (May 22, 2015) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born December 23, 1913, Juanita was the daughter of Gerald O. and Lola J. Bell Hidy.  She married Wynford Wayne "Windy" Wright on August 26, 1931 in Lancaster, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on September 25, 1980.

   Juanita was a member of Madison Park Christian Church, Quincy Business Women's Club and the Century Club at Good Samaritan Home.  Juanita enjoyed dancing, reading and traveling, especially remembering her trips to Australia and Europe.  She loved helping others and had been a volunteer at Blessing Hospital since 1989.

    Juanita was a graduate of Gem City College.  She and her husband opened Wright's Auto Parts in 1939 where Juanita worked as a bookkeeper and later was Secretary and President of the company. She retired in 1993.

   Survivors include two daughters in law, Joan Wright and Donna Wright both of Quincy; seven grandchildren, Jeff Wright (Tammi) of Quincy, Michael Wright of St. Louis, MO, Randy Scoggin (Karen) of La Belle, MO, Debbie Myers (Craig) of Ewing, MO, David W. Wright (Connie) of Quincy, Cheryl Grover (Monty) of Quincy and Cynthia McNeilly (David) of Quincy; and many loving great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wayne; two sons, Robert G. Wright and LeRoy Wright; a daughter, Erma Scoggin; a son in law, Glen Scoggin; a brother, Dormand Hidy; and three sisters, Wilma Jennings Stone, Geraldine Dabney and Darlene Shear.

   Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Chuck Sackett.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be held Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Tuesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to Madison Park Christian Church or Good Samaritan Home.
© 2018 Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS