Allene Wright, 79, formerly of Newkirk, Okla., died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in the Ponca City Nursing Center.

Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the First Baptist Church of Newkirk. Burial will be at a later date in Newkirk Cemetery. Miller-Stahl Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Daughter of Allen and Irene Freek, Allene was born March 12, 1940, in Ponca City, Okla. She graduated from Newkirk High School and worked for Eastman National Bank.

Allene married Gordon Wright on March 12, 1965, in Newkirk, Okla., where they lived until 2016, when they moved to Ponca City, Okla.

Survivors include husband, Gordon; son, Mark Wright, of Ponca City, Okla.; sisters, Mavis Burton, of Ponca City, Okla., and Jo Chambers, of Arkansas City; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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