Donna Mae

"Penny" Wright

Donna Mae Wright, 81, went to be with our heavenly Father on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. She was born Donna Mae Wells on May 22, 1929, in Weiser, Idaho, to Harry M. and Gladys J. Wells. She graduated from Gold Hill High School in 1947.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Bert Wright; daughters, Sharon (Angelo) Irigoyen of Baker City, Ore.; Marlene Wilson, Beverly Wright; and son Don Wright all of Gold Hill. She is also survived by her sister, Harriet Wilkerson, of Eagle, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her brother, Glenn Wells.

Donna had 14 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren.

She loved being a homemaker which included canning and sewing; she was an excellent cook. Donna was an avid reader and loved bird watching.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Access or Providence Hospice. Graveside services will be held at Rock Point Cemetery, Gold Hill, on Saturday, July 3, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Garland Shinn and Curt Christian officiating.