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Louise Wright, 1932–2022

Thursday, November 24, 2022
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Louise Wright was born in Dickens County on February 24, 1932. Her parents were James Henry Lewis “Jim” Smith and Viola Cordell Henderson. She graduated from Spur High School and worked for the Cap Rock Telephone Company until her marriage to James Dudley “Red” Pevehouse. Together they operated a small gas station and market at the Y. They had two sons, James and Jerry. Upon the passing of her husband, she began working for the Spur Pharmacy and remained there several years.

Louise married Elmer Wright in the late 1970s, and after his retirement with the school system, they both enjoyed traveling, making a number of bus excursions across the United States until his passing in 2009. She was active in Bluebonnets and the Spur Senior Center and was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Spur.

She relocated to Uvalde, Texas, in 2018 to be closer to her grandchildren. While there, she enjoyed crochet and playing 42 on Sundays. She enjoyed various church services at her retirement facility, including those by the Baptist Church and the local Mennonites. She is survived by her two sons, a stepson, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday November 26, 2022 at Spur Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 25 at Zapata Funeral Home, Spur, Texas.