Viva

Viva Mae Wright, 91, of Gustine, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson.

Mrs. Wright was born in Marion, Ark. She was a resident of Gustine for more than 50 years.

She belonged to the First Baptist Church of Newman, and was a member of the Eastern Star.

She enjoyed reading, quilting and gardening.

Mrs. Wright is survived by a son, Dr. Bill Wright of Texas; four daughters, Virginia “Ginger” Moran of Idaho, LaJuana Graham of Gustine, Sherill Appleyard of Waterford and Fern Wear of Texas; 21 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren;

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Wright; a daughter, JaQuita Rodrigues, one brother and one sister.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Hillview Funeral Chapel, Gustine.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Hillview Funeral Chapel, Gustine, with interment to follow in Hills Ferry Cemetery.

Remembrances may be directed to: Shriners Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento 95817.