Mary Jane Battiest, 73 of Wright City passed away at her home on November 19, 2012. Mary was born February 5, 1939 in Battiest, OK the daughter of Carlo Ray and Esien (Cobb) Wade. She was affiliated with Nanih Chito Methodist Church, Wright City. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Mary taught in the Wright City Public schools for 29 Years. She enjoyed watching religious programs, the Dallas Cowboys and the Oklahoma City Thunder. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ryman H. Battiest Sr.; parents, mother and father-in-law, grandparents, two sisters, Glenda Loma and Betty Sullivan, two aunts and two uncles. Mary leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Ryman Battiest Jr. and wife, Darla of Wright City, Ryan Battiest and wife, Bianca of Rowlett, TX; two brothers, Bob Wade and wife, Donna of Las Vegas, NV, Cecil Wade and wife, Adrienne of Noble, OK; four sisters, Minnie Spearman and husband, Larry of Gardena, CA, Nancy Smith and husband, Ron of Lexington, OK, Matilda Paxton and husband, Jimmy of Valliant, and Marilyn Thomas of Battiest, OK; sister-in-law, Beatrice Battiest of Reno, NV; grandchildren, Scott and Rachel Battiest, Brandon Battiest and Tara Hallford, Ryan and Jessica Battiest, Bryan and Kayla Battiest, Chey Battiest, Aaron Battiest, Amber Battiest and Kayla McGovern; eleven great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.Cemetery:Slater Memorial Cemetery in Wright City, OK. \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Jane Battiest, please visit our floral store.