Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 3:07 pm
The Messenger, November 16, 2011
Cleo (Arndt) Wright, 86, of Germantown passed away Nov. 14, 2011. She was the mother of Debbie Cunningham of Union City.
Services will be at Lindenwood Christian Church in Memphis Saturday at noon, with visitation an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow there at Memorial Park Southwoods.
The family asks that memorials be made to Lindenwood Christian Church, 2400 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38112.
Mrs. Wright was born Dec. 13, 1924, to the late Claud and Freda Arndt of Billings, Mo. A graduate of Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis, she was a nursing supervisor for Baptist Hospital in Memphis until her retirement.
She married Travis Wright in March 1949. He preceded her in death in 2009.
She is also survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Cynthia Wright of Memphis; her son-in-law, Jack Cunningham of Union City; four grandchildren and their spouses, Melissa (Cunningham) and Kevin Tully and Sarah (Cunningham) and Charles Edinger, all of Hernando, Miss., Holly (Wright) and Jon Ahlbin of Nashville and Tyler and Lindsay Wright of Olive Branch, Miss.; two great-grandchildren, Jack Tully and Britton Tully; and her brother, Gene Arndt of Billings.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Delbert Arndt of Billings.