Dolores (Wright) Volner was born on July 8, 1926, in Monterrey, Mo., at the home of her grandpa Emory Wright, and passed away on Sept. 24, 2017, at Lesterville at the age of 91. Dolores was the daughter of Charlie and Nellie (Fitzgerald) Wright, who preceded her in death.
Dolores was married to Billie O. Volner, on Nov. 28, 1946. Bill preceded her in death on July 23, 1994. Bill and Dolores had two girls, Susan (Virgil) Kelley, and Kathy (Dwan) Crocker.
Dolores is survived by Sue and Virgil Kelley, of Farmington; Kathy, of Lesterville; two grand-daughters; two grand-sons; two great-grand-daughters; four great-grand-sons; one brother, Charles “Pete” (Norma) Wright of Lesterville; and many family members and friends.
Dolores was saved at an early age and remained an active church member her entire life. At the time of her death, she had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Lesterville for approximately 70 years. Family was very important to Dolores and everyone knew she loved them deeply.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 29 at the First Baptist Church of Lesterville, with burial at Hasty Cemetery in Monterrey. Serving as pallbearers were: Joe Crocker, Jeff Crocker, Tom Andrews, Cole Andrews, Tom Wright, Harold Gallaher and Darrell Gallaher. Named as honorary pallbearers were: Virgil Kelley, Jim Henson, Ron Cook, Jack Goggin, Doug Fitzgerald and Bob Yount.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hasty Cemetery, c/o Charles Wright, 1580 Highway N, Lesterville, MO 63654.