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Wright Wright BURNET—Graveside services for Kirby Owens Wright, 71, of Granite Shoals were held Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet.

Mrs. Wright died Thursday, June 7, at her home.

She was born Nov. 25, 1940, in Bertram to Alfred Nolan and Myrtle Kelley Owens.

Mrs. Wright graduated from Rockdale High School in 1958, and was on the all-state basketball team and on the all-star basketball team her senior year. She was one of the first inductees into the Rockdale Athletic Hall of Fame.

She met her husband, Sonny, at Cisco Junior College in 1958, and they were married on Aug. 8, 1959.

Mrs. Wright worked as an administrative assistant at Southwest Texas State.

She enjoyed vacationing, the beach, fishing with Sonny, and spending time with family and friends.

Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charlie and Bob Owens; and a sister, LaVerne Hall.

Survivors are her husband, William “ Sonny” Wright; a daughter, Crystal LaVerne Brooks and husband Bill of Austin; a son, Denzal Edward Wright and wife


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