Bobbie Irene Caraway Wright, 85, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at home in Weatherford.
Service is 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Tin Top Church of Christ on Old Tin Top Road, with burial to follow at Tin Top Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 N. Elm St. Weatherford, TX 76086, 817-594-2747.
Bobbie was born June 11, 1927, in southern Parker County. She graduated from Weatherford High School in 1944, married Grady H. Wright in 1947, and graduated from North Texas State College in 1950. Grady’s career in the oil and gas industry led them to Midland, Snyder, Houston, Orlando, Fla., and twice to Denver, Colo. Bobbie and Grady retired back to Parker County in 1986.
Bobbie is survived by Grady, her husband of 68 years; her son, Knox and wife, Elisa, of Houston; granddaughters, Kendall and Erin; and her sister, Pat Caraway Huff and husband, Harold, of Citrus Heights, Calif.
Bobbie is preceded in death by her brother, Bryant Caraway Jr.; her mother, Jewell Forbes Caraway; her father, Bryant Caraway; and her grandparents, Benjamin J. Forbes and wife, Minnie Sisk Forbes. Brother Forbes was known as the last of the horseback circuit preachers, serving several Church of Christ congregations in Parker and surrounding counties. She is also preceded in death by grandparents, John and Elizabeth Caraway.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bobbie Irene’s memory to the Tin Top Cemetery Association, 110 Ranchview Trail, Weatherford TX 76087, or to a charity of your choice.
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel