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Helen Wright

June 15, 1928 — January 28, 2020

Helen Margaret Wright, 91, of Kansas City, MO passed away on January 28, 2020.

Helen was born on June 15, 1928 in Fayette, MO to Marvin and Lois Phillips. Helen loved to travel and spent many years working as a travel guide for bus tours. She also worked for a short time as a pastoral secretary, but much of her life was devoted to being a homemaker and spending time with her family. Her ability to lead and care for people was noticed by all through the many of the activities she was involved in. She organized the Winding River Girl Scout Camp and ran the food pantry through Parkhill Christian Church serving hundreds people every year for 40 years. She enjoyed playing bridge with her friends and even achieve the rank of Bronze Master. Helen is preceded in death by husbands, John Hawkins and Dick Wright. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her children, Barbara (Richard) Dalton, Jeff Hawkins, and Steve (Karol) Hawkins; grandchildren, Amy and Heather; great grandchild, Ella; her siblings and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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