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Verna Elaine Wright

Born: 1/23/1931, Gunnison, Colorado
Death: 12/6/2020, Moab, Utah
Service: Pending

Verna Elaine Wright passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on December 6, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Verna was born January 23, 1931 in Gunnison, Colorado to Olen and Della Sheets. She was the 5th of 11 brothers and sisters. Her family lived in the Loma, Colorado area and later moved to Price, Utah where she attended high school. She met and married William Quinn in 1949, and to that union 3 children were born, David, Rodney, and Jeanette. In 1967 she married Wayne Wright and Shawn was born. Wayne and Verna lived in Wyoming where Wayne worked in the mining industry. When he retired, they moved to Moab where she lived until her death.

Verna loved the outdoors and all outdoor activities including, camping, fishing, hiking, boating, gardening, and rock hunting. She was a lovely homemaker, a wonderful cook and graciously welcomed anyone who knocked on her door into her home. Her greatest love however was for her family which included not only her own children and grandchildren, but her many brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews.

Verna is survived by her sons David (Diane) Quinn and Shawn (Jovina) Wright. Stepchildren Judith Espinoza, Robert (Sandra) Wright, Linda Perrin, Dorothy (Barry) Lane and Debbie Wright. Grandchildren Stephanie Hill, Terry Crowson, Robin Stevenson, Jennifer Rutherford, Maila Brandenburg-Thurlo, Chris Harvey, Kelsie Woods, Joshua Wright, Gabriella Boyed, and Zella Hill along with 23 Great Grandchildren and 7 Great-Great Grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings Timmy (Stacie) Sheets and Sandy Sivils.

Verna was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Wayne Wright, children, Jeanette O’Neil and Rodney Quinn, step-children Wayne S. Wright Jr, Charles Wright, Larry Wright, along with brothers and sisters Thelma Palmer, Marie Striblen, Olen Sheets Jr., Lola Martin, Donna Thayn, Lorraine Davis, Ervin Sheets and Larry Sheets.

Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

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