In Memoriam: Keri Wright

Please join us in keeping her family in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Keri G. Wright
DENVER, N.C. - Keri Lynn Gebert Wright, 41, of Windy Pine Circle, Denver, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. Born Sept. 16, 1968, in Kalamazoo, Mich., Keri was a member of Denver Baptist Church and PIO at Denver Fire Department. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Wright of the home; father, Ken Gebert and wife, Betty, Shane and Shannon of California; mother, Penny Perna and husband, Nick, of Maiden; one son, Nathan Wright of the home; one daughter, Gabryel Wright of the home; grandparents, Marion Gebert of California and Dale and Helen Palmer of Florida; one brother, Aric Gebert of Minnesota; and extended family. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009, at Denver Baptist Church in Denver, with the Rev. Joey Denton and Dr. Chris Griggs officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to Keri Wright Scholarship Fund, First Federal Savings & Loan, Denver, N.C. 28037. Visit to register your condolences. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Wright family.

After leaving Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Keri handled public relations duties for the Civil Air Patrol NASCAR Nationwide Series team.