Barbara Ann Wright

Barbara Ann Wright

January 6th, 1949 - July 26th, 2021
  • Birth Date: January 6th, 1949
  • Date of Passing: July 26th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: August 7th, 2021 10:00 am
  • Location: Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church

Biography: Barbara Ann Wright, of Houston, peacefully departed this life on Monday afternoon, July 26, 2021.  Barbara Ann was born on June 6, 1949 in East Bernard, Texas to the late James A. Battle, Sr. and the late Freda (Foote) Battle. In her early life, she attended schools in the Kendleton Independent School District and graduated from Powell Point High School in 1967.  In March of 1970, Barbara Ann married her beloved husband Fred Wright, Sr. and was blessed with one son, Fredrick Wright.   It is during this time; Barbara Ann decided to continue her education at Houston Community College where she received her license as a Vocational Nurse (LVN).  Later, in 1984, she attended Prairie View A&M University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN).  Also, while attending Prairie View, she was elected to ‘Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges for her academic accomplishments.  Barbara Ann was raised to love the Lord.  She was a faithful member of Bethelder Baptist Church pastored by Reverend O. Palmer.  She served as bookkeeper, treasurer, and a member of the choir. As her health began to fail, she had the support of her loving husband and her two nieces, Renee and Tamara through it all; ensuring her wishes were carried out. Barbara Ann is preceded in death by her parents, James and Freda Battle; son, Fredrick Wright; sister, Ester Mae Jackson; sister, Dorothy Jean Stevens; brother, Clarence Battle; brother, James Battle Jr.; brother, Alvin Battle; nephews, Timothy Allen, Avery Battle Sr., and Kenneth Hawkins.  Precious memories are cherished by her husband, Fred Wright Sr., siblings, Richard, Harold, and Alford Battle, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.  There will be a  visitation in her honor Saturday, August 7, 2021, 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at Bethelder Baptist Church 6103 W. FM 1462, Rosharon, Texas, followed by       A Celebration of her Life at 10:00 AM at Bethelder Baptist Church with Reverend O. Palmer, Officiating.  Final resting place will be at Powell Point Cemetery in Kendleton, TX.  Due to the COVID-19, everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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