Myrna Jane Wright, 68 of Springdale died Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. She was born March 3, 1942 in Garwin to Robert A. and Nadine Harms Lewis.
Myrna was a faithful member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Springdale where she was active with the United Methodist Women. She retired after more than twenty years of service at Northwest Technical Institute where she was instrumental in forming the Single parent Scholarship Foundation. She was a volunteer for the Northwest Medical Center Auxiliary. She was a member of the Moose Lodge #877.
She was preceded in death by her Father Robert A. Lewis. Survivors include one son John Duane Riggs and wife Cindy of Knightsen, Calif., one daughter Rebecca Jordan of Springdale; her mother and step father Nadine and Paul VerDouw of Springdale; one brother Duane Lewis and wife Suzanne of Waterloo, two grandchildren, Cherri Riggs Pinkerton and Samantha Riggs. Services were held April 24 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Springdale with Rev. Ramiro Lizcano officiating.