Mary Elizabeth Lambright, 80, Humboldt, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Mary was born July 13, 1932, in Neodesha, the daughter of Milo and Opal (Chapman) Veley. She graduated from Humboldt High School and married Oswald “Oz” Bryant Lambright in 1950. They made their home in Humboldt where she worked as a CNA, administrator and activity director for many years at Pinecrest Nursing Home.
Mr. Lambright preceded her in death March 30, 2005.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Humboldt and was currently serving as president of the American Baptist Women. She was also a member of the Cheep Chicks.
Survivors are her three children, Mila Baker and husband David, Smyrna, Tenn., Tracey Horton and husband Larry, Chanute, and Roy Lambright and wife Leslie, Olathe; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service was at 10 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Humboldt.
Inurnment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt, at a later date.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola assisted the family.
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