March 11, 2020

Mary Ilene “Mouse” (Minter) Wright, 69, of Columbia, Mo., died February 27, 2020, in Columbia.

Mary was born on September 19, 1950, in LaBelle, Mo., the daughter of Jake and Eleanora (Hawkins) Minter. She worked as a nurse for many years and later volunteered at the Love Seat in Columbia. Mary enjoyed cooking, music, visiting with friends and family and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her four children, AgeDria Carter, Albert Wright III, Aaron Wright and Earnest Nash, all of Kansas City, MO; thirty grandchildren, Tania, Aaron, Neicy, Albert IV, Albert, Patricia, Latoy, Shanice, Asha, Jeremy, Jessica, Brandon, Montario, Dorian, Tyrque, Cameron, Rayvon, Kelsiea, AgeDria, AgeDrianna, Shanica, Lottie, Mya, Malachi, Mariah, Ariyawn, Lazariyawna, Amaree, Jaccarion and Armani; several great grandchildren; two brothers, Edward “Kooky” Minter and Marion Minter; five sisters, Schela Enyard, Brenda Stikkel, Leaetta Magruder, and Earlene and Muriel; six step-sisters, Cindy, Nancy, Jackie, Connie, Vickie, Tracey (Tolson); several nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, in-laws and friends; her life partner, Ronnie Jefferson; and step-son, Jeffrey Jefferson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister Josephine Wright, and one brother, Kevin Tolson.

Funeral services were held March 8, 2020, at the Hutton and McElwain Funeral Home in Macon.

Burial was in the LaBelle Cemetery in LaBelle, Mo.

Memorials are suggested to the family for expenses.