Obituary for Mary O (Wright) Wade

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Mary O (Wright) Wade

February 9, 1927 - July 13, 2016

Mary O. (Wright) Wade, age 89, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 13, 2016 at the Columbus Regional Hospital. She was a resident of Morgantown and a former resident of Indianapolis.

Mary was born on February 9, 1927, in Indianapolis, to the late Paul W. and Gladys P. (Warrenfelt) Wright. She was a 1945 graduate of Manuel High School in Indianapolis. Mary married Eldon Wade on October 2, 1964 in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2002 after 37 loving years of marriage.

Mary retired in 1987 from Gregory Appel Insurance Inc. in Indianapolis after 20 years of service. Prior to that, she worked for Gulf Insurance Company from 1953 to 1967, Indiana Insurance Company from 1948 to 1953 and L.S. Ayres Department Store in downtown Indianapolis during the 1940's.

Mary was a member of the Old Bethel United Methodist Church in Indianapolis and attended the Morgantown United Methodist Church. She was also a former member of the White Cross Guild of Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Mary enjoyed reading, watching game shows and knitting.

She is survived by her siblings, Virginia Knieper of Brown County and Howard (Pat) Wright of Marana, AZ and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by siblings, Kathleen Hoffman, Walter, Joseph and James Wright.

The Rev. Robert McMillen will conduct a funeral service at noon on Monday at the Community Life Center of Washington Park East Cemetery, 10612 E. Washington St. in Indianapolis. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Monday at the Community Life Center. Entombment will be at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Condolences may be made to the family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: February 9, 1927
Died: July 13, 2016

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