In memory of
Betty Lou Wright
Betty Lou Wright age 87 of Buckner Mo. passed away on Tuesday January 10, 2017. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday January 17, 2017, at the New Salem Funeral Home in Independence, Mo. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. till the service begins. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to VFW Post 8101 Women's Auxiliary. Betty was born February 19, 1929, in Skidmore, Mo., the daughter of Christie Rudalph and Rachel Stella (Morris) Michaelis. She worked in the food service industry at Haas Restaurant, John Knox and Rest Haven Nursing Homes. She was an active member of VFW post 8101 women's auxiliary in Buckner Mo where she also enjoyed Friday community music night. She was known to her family and friends as a caregiver and a master at jigsaw puzzles. She enjoyed fishing playing canasta and even taught her children the game. Betty always had her orange Tic Tac's and Tootsie Rolls or as the grandkids called them "Chewies." Betty is survived by her daughters Sharon K. Oligmueller and Debra J. (Curt) Crandall both of Buckner MO. Sons Douglas A. (Janice) Wright of Oak Grove MO and Kelly R. (Patti) Wright of Kearney Mo. Also surviving are 6 grandsons, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters, three brothers, son in law Roger Oligmueller and grandson Todd M Oligmueller. Arrangements: Royer's New Salem Funeral Home, Independence MO 816-796-8600
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