Alene Wright

Alene Wright

Alene “Dean” (Crooks) Wright, 95, of Parkersburg, passed away April 20, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

She was born November 11, 1923 in Weirton, WV, a daughter of the late Carl Crooks and Jane “Melissa” (Siers) Crooks.

Alene was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church and was an avid traveler and member of Good Sams Club.

She is survived by her two sons, Kim Wright of Parkersburg and Derek Wright of Parkersburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert “Bill” Wright, brother, Carl Crooks, infant brother, Edward Crooks, 3 sisters, Caroline Maston, Mildred Matheny, and Vera Life, brother-in-law, Charles Maston, and sister-in-law, Jean Crooks.

Service will be Thursday 1 p.m. at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with Leon Valentine officiating. Interment will follow at Willow Island Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family