Margaret Isabelle Wright, age 98, went home to be with her Lord on September 18, 2022. Graveside Funeral Services will be 10:30 am, Friday, September 23, 2022 at Forest Park Cemetery, 12800 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX. Ronnie Norman of First Colony Church of Christ will be officiating.
Margaret was born August 23, 1924, to Ollie M. Green and Isabelle (Bordages) Green in New Orleans, LA. She grew up in Lakeshore MS, with many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. She married the love of her life, James Weldon Wright, of Galveston, Texas on September 4, 1946. They made their home and raised their family in Houston, then moved to Sugar Land in 1984. They were members of First Colony Church of Christ in Sugar Land. Margaret experienced many friendships at First Colony, whom she missed after her move to Waco due to health issues.
She was a very loving wife and mother who cherished taking care of the needs of her family. She enjoyed raising African violets, the garden club, playing bridge, cooking, and having friends over to enjoy a meal with the family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James (Jimmy); son, Ronald Paul Wright; and grandson, James Christopher Wright.
Her memory will be cherished by her loving family including her son, J. Weldon Wright and wife, Becky; daughter, Jeannie Marie Calhoun and husband, D. Van; grandchildren, Allison Gail Canon, and husband Brad, Ron P. Wright and wife, Kyla, J. Grant Wright and wife, Laura; seven great grandchildren, Brooke and Emily Canon, Hannah Rose Wright, Eden, James, Isabelle, Abby Wright, and one on the way.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to First Colony Church of Christ, Mission Fund, 2140 First Colony Blvd, Sugar Land, Texas 77479, phone 281-980-7070.
The family extends special thanks to the staff at St. Catherine Center in Waco, for the loving care that was given to Margaret (Granny) while she resided there.