Skip to content

Lorena (Wright) Fleak

Lorena Fleak

   Lorena May (Wright) Fleak age 97, of Lewistown, MO, died Monday, November 5, 2012, in the Country Aire Retirement Estates in Lewistown, MO.

   She was born on February 22, 1915, in Knox City, MO, the daughter of Fred B. and Gracie May Dyer Baker.

She was united in marriage to Gilbert L. Wright on April 5, 1942, at Knox City, MO and he preceded her in death in 1958, to this union three children were born.  She married Leland J. Stone June 10, 1967, at Knox City, MO and he preceded her in death in 1974. She married Harold Fleak on November 27, 1976, at Edina, MO and he preceded her in death in 1984.

   Lorena was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, Lester Wright, two sisters Noema Baker and Daisy Queen, three brothers Clarence, Lenard and David Baker, one granddaughter, one great granddaughter and one daughter-in-law Terry Wright.

   Surviving are two children, Floyd Wright of Ewing, MO, and Tocie Merritt and husband Olen of LaBelle, MO, two brothers Glen Baker of Chillicothe, MO, Lawrence Baker and Delores of Downing, MO, one sister Mabel Burt and husband Willie of Overland Park, KS, five grandchildren Patty Foutch and Jesse, Terry Merritt and Cathy, Chad Wright and Donna, Jeremy Wright and Jennifer and Ethan Wright, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

   Lorena graduated from Knox City High School. She owned and operated L & L Coffee Shop at LaBelle for several years and was also employed as a cook in the restaurant at Sayres Service Station in Knox City, MO.   Lorena enjoyed embroidering, sewing, cooking flowers, her Church and spending time with her family.  Lorena was a member of the Knox City Assembly of God Church.

   Funeral services were 2 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.  Officiating the services was Brother Fred Baker and Brother Mike Rash. Burial was in the Linville Cemetery in Edina, MO.  Music was provided by Paul and Marsha Burton and a recording by the late Terry Wright will be played. Casket bearers were Terry Merritt, Jeremy Wright, Ethan Wright, Tony Murphy, George Crudgington and Justin McCloud. Honorary bearers were Jesse Foutch, Jessica Murphy, Julia Crudgington, Jill McCloud, Chad Wright, Donna Wright, Bethany Wright, Kimberly Wright and Lorena Wright.

   Memorials may be made to Knox City Assembly of God Church and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.

   Online condolences may be left at