Glorya Jean Wright 75 of Clare, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Woodland Hospice House, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Glorya was born April 20, 1943 in Charlotte, Michigan the daughter of Lloyd and Amy (Geib) Nichols. Glorya graduated from Farwell High School, Farwell, Michigan in 1961.
Glorya had resided in Clare since 1987, moving from Harrison and formerly of Mount Clemens, Michigan. On October 10, 1987 in Clare, Glorya was united in marriage to Mr. Richard C. Wright. Mrs. Wright retired from Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, after several years of service. Glorya enjoyed floral gardening, deer hunting, cheering on her two favorite golfers; Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth, and of course the Michigan State Spartans. Glorya was a master marksman, earning two State of Michigan Rifle Shooting championships and a first place in husband and wife team Rifle Shooting World Championship. Glorya enjoyed traveling, especially for visits with her children.
Surviving Mrs. Wright is her loving husband of thirty years, Mr. Richard C. Wright of Clare, her son, Thomas Lyons and wife Tina of Hilliard, Florida, her daughter, Dee Crownover of Mount Shasta, California, three step-children, seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, one sister, Mickie Pifer and husband Tom of Harrison, one brother, Thomas Nichols of Moss Pointe, Mississippi, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her parents, her son in law, Mr. Dave Crownover, a sister, Kim Ackerman, one sister in law, Denise Nichols and a brother in law, Joseph Ackerman.
Celebration of life services honoring Mrs. Wright will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 211 East Cedar Avenue, Gladwin, Mi. 48624, with Rev. J. Thomas Down Jr. officiating. Memorial gifts in memory of Glorya may be considered to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To share an online memory or condolence with Glorya’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Wright are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810.