Isom T. “Terry” Wright, 78, died Friday, Nov. 8, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born July 27, 1935, at Great Bend, the son of Isom V. and Eda I. (Riggen) Wright.
Terry was a lifelong Barton and Stafford County resident. He was a self-employed farmer and also did construction work.
He married Alpha Delker on June 7, 1955, at Great Bend. They later divorced. He later married Susan Suppes Roy on May 30, 2003, at St. John.
He is survived by his wife, Susan of the home; one son, Mitchell Wright of Wichita; four daughters, Leslie LeRoy and husband David of Great Bend, Julie Bruns and husband Dean of McPherson, Lori Wise and husband Terry of Ft. Collins, Colo., Terry Shank and husband Jon of Larned; one stepson, Jim Hopkins and wife Anna of Ellsworth; one step-daughter, Vikki Dixon and husband Rob of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters, Patricia L. Mauch of Great Bend, and Sharon A. Davis of Great Bend; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; seven step-granddaughters and four step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Ben LeRoy.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. Dick Ogle officiating. Burial will follow at Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Monday, with family present from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Barton County Historical Society in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 10, 2013