Frances Jean Wright, 90, known as “Jean” Wright, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 16, 2018. She was born May 4, 1928 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Beulah (Sheets) Neal and the late John Neal. Jean was a Registered Nurse, trained at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Parkersburg WV. She worked at Meigs General Hospital for many years, then at Veterans Memorial Hospital until her retirement in 1988.
Jean is survived by her three children; Michael Wright, Bennie (Sandy) Wright, and Rebecca (John) Anderson, Grandchildren Jason (Kristen) Wright, Jessica (Andy) Bolin, Kelly (Tim) Adlesh, Eric (Hillary) Anderson, Wesley Wright, Caleb Shuler, Great-Grandchildren Sharon Wright, Kassidy Wright, Kody Wright, Lexie Bolin, Clayton Adlesh, Mason Adlesh, Anderson Adlesh, Rory Adlesh, Deven James, C. J. Shuler, and Tamara Storms.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Lloyd Wright, known as “Poppy” to all of his grandchildren and “Pee Wee” to many of his friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter Tammy (Terry) Hutton, an infant grandson David Michael Wright, a daughter-in-law Sharon K. Wright, daughter-in-law Lynn Wright, son-in-law John Card, and a special Aunt, Lena Cooper, twin sister to her mother Beulah (Sheets) Ochier.
Jean took great pride in her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She enjoyed travel, visiting with family and friends, and following her grandchildren’s sporting activities and special events. She was a long time member and active in the Laurel Cliff Free Methodist Church and after retirement enjoyed involvement in the Light and Life Free Methodist Church and Park in Lakeland, FL.
Jean also gave of her time over the years, volunteering in schools, was a Den mother to the Cub Scout pack with her sons, and a Girl Scout leader to a troop with her daughter. She impacted the lives of children and was “Grandma Jean” even to those not related to her.
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 20, from 6-8 p.m. with the funeral service on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Anderson-McDaniel Funeral Home at 590 East Main St., Pomeroy, OH with Pastor Bill O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Laurel Cliff Free Methodist Church or to the charity of your choice. A registration is available at andersonmcdaniel.com