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Ann Wright

October 16, 1937 — July 4, 2020

Elizabeth Ann Wright, 82 formerly of Dilley, passed away on July 4, 2020, in Schulenburg. She was born on October 16, 1937 in Houston to parents William Owen Shofner and Vaud Caver Shofner. She attended Steven F Austin High School, and was active in numerous clubs while there, including the Future Nurses Club. She graduated with honors in 1955, and continued her education at the University of Houston, earning a degree in Nursing in 1958, and later that year received her Texas State Board Certification. Specializing in Telemetry and Oncology, her career led her to numerous hospitals and private practices throughout South Texas. She was a member of the Texas Nurses Association for over 50 years.

 

As a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dilley, she served as the Steven Ministry Coordinator; Eucharistic Minister and belonged to the Christian Womens Club, Lions Club, Pearsall and Dilley Chamber of Commerce to name a few.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Ann is survived by her children, William Bradley Wright, Tracy Wright Avant, Courtney Wright Bennett; daughter-in-law Kim Wright, and her grandchildren Ross Wright Avant and Paige Elizabeth Wright and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

Due to the issues and restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, public visitation will be from 4:00pm until 6:00pm on Monday, July 13, 2020 with the Rosary at 6:00pm in the Chapel of the Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall, TX. Mass and interment will be Private for family only. They appreciate your prayers and condolences. Following the Mass, burial will be in the Dilley Cemetery next to her mother. Due to the new Executive Order from Governor Abbott, we are asking that everyone wear a mask or facial covering during all services and at the cemetery.

 

Anyone wishing to leave condolences, share memories, or sign the guest book may do so on-line at www.HurleyFuneralHome.com. For those wishing to honor her memory through memorials, the family suggests they be sent to www.texasnurses.org/donation. The family selected the TPAPN fund for donations; or to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box N, Dilley, TX 78017. (830-965-2080)

Arrangements are under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home - Pearsall, 608 E. Trinity, Pearsall, TX 78061

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Visitation

Monday, July 13, 2020

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Hurley Funeral Home - Pearsall

608 E Trinity St, Pearsall, TX 78061

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Rosary

Monday, July 13, 2020

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Hurley Funeral Home - Pearsall

608 E Trinity St, Pearsall, TX 78061

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