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Joy Charlene Wright

May 31, 1953 — November 16, 2019

Shawnee resident Joy Charlene Wright, 66, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 16, in Oklahoma City. Joy, the daughter of Emmit and Ruth (Lamirand) Veitenheimer, was born May 31, 1953 in Pawnee. She graduated from Shawnee High School, with the class of 1971. Joy married her sweetheart, Tommy Wright on January 22, 1971 in Shawnee. Joy loved her family, she was never as happy as she was when spending time with her grandchildren. Joy’s parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Wright; her children and son-in-law, Justus Wright and Destiny and Curtis Mitchell; grandchildren, Creed, Ryker, Steeli, and Sosi; brothers and sister, Herman Veitenheimer, Randy Veitenheimer and Jody Veitenheimer; and many other family and friends. A memorial service will be Friday, November 22, at 2 PM at Walker Funeral Service in Shawnee, with Curtis Mitchell officiating. Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.
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