August 18, 1929 – March 12, 2020
Kathleen Dale Wright, 90, of Mountainburg, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Fort Smith. She was born August 18, 1929 in Oklahoma City to the late Ernest and Julia Dale. She was a librarian at the Mountainburg library. She was a writer and published author, and a vocal music major at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Robert H. Wright, Sr.
She is survived by three sons, Robert Wright of Chester, Richard Wright of Florida, and Russel Wright of Forest Grove, OR; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2020 at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.
- Graveside Service Monday, March 16, 2020
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March 16, 2020
Kathleen taught me so much. I will never forget her. I cherish her memory. Her family was her pride and joy. Each time we met for writing, she would have a funny story to tell me about one of her boys or one of her grandchildren. She loved meeting with them at their little house in the woods to teach them about the Bible. Kathleen filled me with stories about the travels she and Bob experienced during their life. She often told me the story of how she met Bob. He was her knight in shining armor. She was a true kindred spririt to me. I'm sorry I lost touch with her, my fault. I'll never forget her.