Mrs. Wright died at 6:26 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill. Howe and Yockey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
She was born June 18, 1939 in Shelbyville, Ill. to Arthur W. “Art” and Ethel I. NcNeese Pfeiffer.
She graduated from Shelbyville High School and attended Eastern Illinois University. She was a life and securities agent for Tom C. Jones in Hopkinsville before moving back to Shelbyville in 1996. Carol was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Shelbyville and Epsilon Sigma Alpha service organization. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, painting, reading, sewing, writing poems, and most of all spending time with her grandsons and friends. Carol was a willing listener who was always there for others.
She was preceded in death by her father, Art Pfeiffer.
Survivors include her mother, Ethel Pfeiffer of Shelbyville, Ill.; one brother, Lowell Dean “Bud” Pfeiffer (and wife Evie) of Sebring, Fla.; three sisters, Jenell Allen (and husband Robert) of Shelbyville, Ill., Ardith Wakefield (and husband Ross) of Lemont, Ill. and Vickie Weyand (and husband Jon) of Josephine, Ala.; one son, Bryan Wright (and wife Ruthe) of Newport; special cousin, Richard Halbrook (and wife Wanda) of Fayetteville, Ark.; and two grandsons, Haden and Nolen Wright of Newport.