Janeus Evan Wright, age 87, passed away August 9, 1998 at Provo.
Born August 13, 1910 in Hinckley to John Edmond and Mary Jane Spendlove Wright. Married his sweetheart, Mary Bluemel Smith, December 22, 1933 in Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died September 4, 1985. Married Roma Jarvis Knight June 30 1993 in Paragonah.Hinckley High School graduate 1928. Active in sports and musicals. Graduated BYU in education 1932. BYU track team and Men's Chorus. Taught school in Huntington for three years. Beekeeper in Delta area many years. President of Utah Beekeepers Association. Sang with Desert Sentinels Men's Chorus in Delta.
Survived by wife: Roma, Delta; son: Dr. Larry Jan (LaVonda) Wright, Salt Lake City; daughters: Peggy (Donald) May, Fresno, California; Margery (Terry) Hunsaker, Concord, California; Kathleen (Paul) Anderson, Boise, Idaho; Patricia Ward, St. George; 20 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; one step-daughter: Sheril (Garth) Bischoff; four step-grandchildren; brother: Leslie Wright, Santaquin; sister: LaVell Smith, Delta. Preceded in death by three sisters; two brothers.
Funeral services Wednesday, August 12, 1998, 2 p.m., Delta 4th Ward. Friends call Tuesday 7-8 p.m., Nickle Mortuary and Wednesday at Church 1-1:45 p.m. Burial Delta Cemetery.
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