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Lynda Sue Wright, 79, of Hot Springs Village, Ark., passed away quietly on March 20, 2019.

She was born Feb. 8, 1940, in Okmulgee, Okla., to the late William and Thelma Edith (Rickard) McClemore. Lynda retired after caring for patients as a registered nurse for over 50 years. During that time, she helped deliver hundreds of babies in labor and delivery, was a medical/surgical nurse, and was director of nursing in Mena, Ark.

Lynda loved spending time with her grandchildren and was their biggest fan at all their sporting activities. She was a huge Dallas Cowboy and Dallas Maverick fan. Lynda enjoyed crocheting and made beautiful afghans for her family. Spending time on Lake Ouachita with her family was a favorite pastime and holds memories that family will cherish forever. Lynda enjoyed reading her Kindle and watching television. She was a loving, dedicated wife, mother and grandmother who always put her family first. Preceding Lynda in death are her husband of 52 years, Billy Leroy Wright; parents; and grandchildren: Renea Wright and Hope Christian Wright.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children: son, Rickard "Rick" Wright and wife Mitzi, of Helena, Ark., daughter, Terri Schuller and husband Mike, of Mena, Ark., and son, Jeff Wright and wife Cyrie, of Hot Springs Village, Ark.; eight grandchildren: Greg Davis, Nate Davis, Ryan Davis, Josh Wright, LeAnn Wright, David Wright, Jacob Wright and Kasie Wright; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Fancher and husband Leon, of South Carolina; three brothers: Bob Merideth and wife Carla, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Buz McClemore and wife Gail, of Guiman, Okla., and Mike McClemore and wife Janet, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a host of family and friends who love Lynda and will miss her always. Graveside service will be held at Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery in Mena, Ark., at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27.

Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook: http://www.SmithFamilyCares.com.

Obits on 03/24/2019

Print Headline: Lynda S. Wright

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