Dovie L. Wright, 82, of Peru, IN passed away at 6:55 P.M., Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN. She was born in Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1937, the daughter of Raymond Hugh and Iona Ing Mosely. Dovie married Frank D. Wright on March 16, 1953 and he preceded her in death on October 16, 2011.
Dovie retired from Essex Wire where she worked for 40 years. She loved to go shopping, and was very proud of her maiden name, Mosely.
Dovie is survived by her four sons, Ricky and his wife Patty of Peru, Frankie and his wife Jamie of Peru, Edward of Peru and his friend Kelly of Jacksonville, FL, Charlie of Peru and a brother, William Mosely of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, 13 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brothers; Carl Dean Mosely, Joe Mosely, Donald Mosely and a sister, Donnie Kay Merrit.
A service celebrating the life of Dovie Wright will be held at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St. in Peru on Tuesday, June 16. 2020 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Jay Litherland officiating. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru. A visitation will be held from 12:00 – 2:00PM on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral home to the Peru Circus City Festival, Incorporated (CCFI).
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