Shirley Jean Bradley Wright

Shirley Jean Bradley Wright, 75, of Marietta, left this earth with her angels as guides, on March 27, 2013.

She was born to Engle R. and Inez Goodwill Bradley, and was a 1955 graduate of Marietta High School. On Aug. 12, 1956, Shirley married the love of her life, Burel L. Wright, who preceded her in death on March 14, 2010.

Surviving is a brother, James R. Bradley (Geneva) of Lowell; a special niece, Laura Bradley of Marietta; and a special nephew, Tim Bradley (Debbie) of Dexter City. Also surviving Shirley is a loving and caring cousin, Cheryl Congelton (Terry) of Marietta; and many nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law. In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her only child, J. Jeffery Wright, on July 15, 1978.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home, Marietta, with burial in Putnam Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. Monday with the family present 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s memory to Devola VFD, 1286 Masonic Park Road, Marietta, OH 45750, or the Strecker Cancer Center, P.O. Box 97, Marietta, OH 45750.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Cawley and Marcia, and all of the staff at Strecker Cancer Center for all of the special care they had given to Shirley.