Epting Funeral Home

709 N. Walton, Bentonville, AR

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Twila Wright

Rogers , AR

1935 - 2014

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Published: November 28, 2014

Twila M. Wright, 79, of Rogers died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. She was born July 22, 1935, in Tecumseh, Kan., the daughter of Gladys and Alfred Gibbens.

She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Rogers. Also she was a member of the Rogers Adult Wellness Center, where she ran the Bingo game for many local residents. She loved sewing and was a member of The Rogers Sewing Center Sewing Club. Her hobbies also included fishing and cooking.

She had lived in Northwest Arkansas since June 2002 after moving from Los Angeles, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Bruce Gendreau; one brother; and one sister.

Twila is survived by: her husband, Roy F. Wright, whom she married Oct. 19, 1980; four sons, Ron Gendreau of Arizona, Brett Gendreau and his wife Julia of Arizona, Tim Gendreau and his wife Angie of California, Joe Gendreau of California; one daughter, Sonja Hanson and her husband J., of Arizona; four stepchildren, Nancy Wright, of Kansas, Steven Wright, of Texas, Daniel Wright, of Kansas, Michael Wright, of Washington; numerous grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, from 10-2 at Temple Baptist Church in Rogers. The celebration of her life will begin at 2 p.m. following the visitation. Interment will follow the service at Elm Springs Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the Rogers Wellness Center.

Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville. Condolences:

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