FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 04/28/2006
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
OBNDD SPOKESMAN MARK WOODWARD
(405) 521-2885 OR (800) 522-8031
FUNERAL SERVICES SCHEDULED FOR OBNDD DIRECTOR
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday for Lonnie Wright, Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, who passed away Thursday night from a heart attack. The service will be held at St. Monica Catholic Church in Edmond, Oklahoma (2001 N. Western).
As a tribute, state officials have made arrangements to have Wright's body lie in state on the 1st floor Rotunda of the State Capitol Monday morning for the public to pay respects. Governor Brad Henry has also issued an executive order that flags be flown at half-staff on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, Wright's family has asked that contributions be made to the
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
4913 West Reno,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma