Florine Wright

Jun 30, 2018
Wright, Florine


11 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2018 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, 3146 Kimball Avenue in Waterloo


Public visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Funeral Home


Fairview Cemetery in Waterloo


May be directed to Florine's family


Florine Wright, age 87, of Waterloo died Saturday, June 30, 2018 at her home.

She was born December 5, 1930 in Lexington, Mississippi, the daughter of Cleveland and Anna Pearl (Stansberry) Bailey.  Florine graduated from Ambrose High School in Lexington.  She was united in marriage with Giles Robert Wright Sr. in March 1949 and they were later divorced.

Florine work at the University of Northern Iowa in housekeeping and maintenance until she became disabled and took early retirement.  She was an active member of Payne Memorial A.M.E. Church, where she was a Matron and cooked in the church kitchen.  She was an excellent cook and took joy in sharing food with others.

Survivors include 5 sons, Robert (JoAnn) Wright of Cedar Falls, James Wright of Dallas, TX., Giles (Mary) Wright Jr. of Carrollton, GA., Edwin (Sheila) Wright of Plano, TX., and Tracy Wright of Waterloo; 4 daughters, Gloria Wilder-Wright, Diane (Duane) Morehead and Helida (Craig) Vaala, all of Waterloo and Wanda Wright of Allen, TX.; 29 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and a sister, Marie Dolores Hilliard of Oakland, CA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Wendell; 2 granddaughters, Edrea White and Tonya Jones-Bates; a grandson Justin Dollen; a great granddaughter, Ava Parker and a sister, Juanita Wilcox.

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  1. Will | Jul 09, 2018
    Deepest sympathy to the Wright family. I look forward to a day when death ,pain and suffering will be no more. (Rev 21:3,4)
  2. Oralean B. Anderson | Jul 06, 2018

    our deepest sympathy to the entire Wright family.  Our hearts are heavy for the loss of someone so precious and dear to us.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.  May you find peace in the time of need. We love you all and we certainly will miss our sister.

  3. Ella Benson | Jul 06, 2018
    To My Wright family.  I am praying for you all strength as you lay your mother to rest today. God has prepared a beautiful mansion for aunt Florine He returned to claim His own and that she is at peace. What a beautiful blessing you all had for 88 yrs. I love you all.
  4. Willie Marie Monroe | Jul 05, 2018
    Our deepest condolences to the Wright family from Marvin and Willie Marie (Epps) Monroe. Much love to the entire family
  5. Sharon Pearson | Jul 03, 2018

    Dear Wright  Family,

    We are sorry for your loss,do not give up!

    May the God of comfort and peace be with you in this time of need .  2 Corinthians 1:3,4

    Remember Revelations 21:4 this is a promise  from God  there will be no more tears, out cry of pain, no more death, these  former things will have passed away.

    With sympathy, Sharon Pearson and Family

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