SPRINGFIELD- Barbara L. Downey Wright, 71, of Springfield died on Sunday February 26, 2012 at 9:09 a.m. at Heritage Health. She was born to Raymond J. and Dorothy M. Cassell Downey on October 9, 1940 in Springfield, IL. She married Jerry Wright in 1980 and he preceded her in death in 2007. Also preceding her in death are her parents; three brothers, Gerald, Patrick, and Raymond Downey and one sister, Dorothy Downey-Brown.
Barbara is survived by one daughter, Lori (Gary) Walker of Springfield; three sons, Donald and John Herchy both of Springfield and Jerry Wright of Canton, OH; three sisters, Marilyn Reid of New Jersey, Carole Downey of Springfield and Sharon (Larry) Squires of Arizona; a sister-in- law, Carrie Downey of Rochester, IL; one brother, George (Kay) Downey of Springfield; five grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Graveside Service: 12:00 Noon Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Calvary Cemetery with Pastor Bennie Fisher officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice.