Wilmar Chloe Lewright was born June 12, 1913, in Arnett, Oklahoma, to Leonard and Luella Addington. She passed from this life at the Vici Nursing Home on November 7, 2003 at the age of 90 years, 4 months and 26 days.
Chloe grew to womanhood attending Arnett Public Schools and graduating with the Class of 1931. Chloe married Forrest Dale Lewright in August 1933 at Arapaho, Oklahoma. One son, Linden and one daughter, Marilou, were born to this union.
The family lived in the Arnett community all of their lives. Chloe was a homemaker who loved to cook, sew and fish. She also enjoyed working as a telephone operator, post office clerk, and as a beauty operator where she touched many lives.
Chloe was a member of the United Methodist Church of Arnett, Oklahoma. She enjoyed her church activities and taught Sunday school for 42 years. She was also a member of the Eastern Stars and a Quilting Club.
Her husband, Forrest Dale Lewright in 1983; her parents Leonard Cole and a sister, Faye Sult, preceded her in death.
Chloe is survived by her son, Linden Lewright and wife, June, of Brandon, Mississippi; her daughter, Marilou Town and husband, Cliff, of Dumas Texas; three grandchildren, Todd, Bruce, and Trisha; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Esther Bishop; a sister-in-law, Edith Lewright; three nieces, other relatives and many friends.
Services were held on Monday, November 10, 2003 at 3:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Arnett, Oklahoma with interment followin in DeBolt Cemetery.
The services were conducted by Shaw Funeral Home of Arnett, Oklahoma.
Submitted by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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