Zola Delores (Wright) Medgaarden passed away on October 8, 2022. She was born July 5, 1933 near Churdan, Iowa to Ward and Lucia (Quigley) Wright. The majority of her school years were spent in Kanawha, Iowa where she met the love of her life, Dean L. Medgaarden. They married on June 2, 1951 at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS. The marriage lasted 57 wonderful years until cancer took his life in 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Bernice Hovey Braman, and a brother, Ward J. Wright. She is survived by two sons, Douglas and wife, Kathy of Yukon, OK; and Jeffrey of Rio Rancho, NM; 2 grandsons, Matthew and wife, Elizabeth, of Humble, TX; Alex and wife, Kassie of Yukon, OK; great-grandsons, Dean, John, Maks, and Jack. She is also survived by a brother, Carol W. Wright of Albuquerque, NM, and a sister-in-law, Betty Wright, of Kanawha, IA. She loved spending time with family, including her nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Coming from a musical family, she enjoyed and was involved with music most of her life. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Buchanan Funeral Service, 8712 N Council Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73132.
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