Obituaries & Tributes

Norma Elaine Wright

Norma Elaine Wright, 81, passed away at home on Aug. 9, 2020 while surrounded by her family. Elaine was born on Jan. 3, 1939, in Durham, Oklahoma, to Norman and Fredia Widener. 

She married Glen Wright of Crawford, Oklahoma, in 1956. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Oregon and started their lives together, raising a family. Elaine was a devoted housewife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. 

She is survived by her husband, Glen; her 4 children, Rick, Debbi, Patti, and Mike; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 4 sisters and 2 brothers. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

There was a viewing at Major Family Funeral Home, 112 N. A St., Springfield, on Aug. 12. Visit



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