Gladys Wright

Posted 9/16/22

JASONVILLE, Ind. – Gladys Irene Wright, 104, of Paris, formerly of Jasonville, Ind., passed away at 4:26 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at her home.

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Gladys Wright

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JASONVILLE, Ind. – Gladys Irene Wright, 104, of Paris, formerly of Jasonville, Ind., passed away at 4:26 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at her home.

A celebration of life is 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Shakamak Community Church, Jasonville, Ind. with the Rev. Ron Riggs officiating. Burial follows in Maple Grove Cemetery, Clay City, Ind. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday Sept. 19, at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris and from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. EDT Tuesday at Shakamak Community Church. Cox Funeral Home of Jasonville and Templeton Funeral Home of Paris are in charge of the arrangements.

She was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Lewis, Ind., the daughter of Clyde and Irene Fitzgerald Shidler. She married Glen Lewis Wright on May 25, 1946, at the family farm in Jasonville. He preceded her in death Oct. 18, 2005.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Templeton of Paris; a sister, Ann Stevens of Coalmont, Ind.; three grandchildren, Pete (Angel) Templeton of Paris, Katie (Peter) Jones of Clearwater, Fla. and Erin Templeton of Paris; seven great-grandchildren, Will, Graham, and Drew Templeton of Paris; Zoe and Sandy Jones of Clearwater, and Jacob Perry and Skyler Cartright both of Paris; two step-grandchildren, Jay (Bryna) Dahlin and family of Chicago, Ill. and Brook (Bridget) Dahlin and family of Paris; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bob Templeton, three brothers, and six sisters.

Mrs. Wright was instrumental in the founding of the Shakamak Community Church in Jasonville in the 1970s and remained faithfully devoted to the church for the rest of her life. She attended First Christian Church while living in Paris.

She was a model wife and caregiver to her husband of over fifty-nine years. Gladys loved gardening, camping, fishing, mushroom hunting and all other things outdoors except for swimming, thunderstorms and snakes. She was talented at cooking, baking, sewing, quilting and worrying. Grandma Wright was happiest when working in a garden, cooking for others or spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Wright was extremely proud of having earned her high school diploma as part of the Paris High School Class of 2021.

Memorial donations may be made to the Paris District 95 PALS adult learning program.

Online condolences at www.templetonfuneralhome.com