April 23, 1944 - November 28, 2020
Sandra Elaine Tanner Wright, of Albany, died Saturday, November 28, 2020 at the Willson Hospice House. Her funeral service will be at 11 AM on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at First United Methodist Church with interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery. The Rev. Thad Haygood will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service at First United Methodist Church beginning at 10 AM. Masks will be required and CDC guidelines for social distancing will be respected. Mrs. Wright was born in Albany and lived here most of her life. She graduated from Albany High School in 1962. She was named Homecoming Queen at Albany High School in the fall of 1961. Mrs. Wright was a long time member of First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and was involved in the many ministries of the Church. She worked for many years with Dr. Melvin Murphy. Following that, she worked at First Methodist preschool for 20 years, and then worked at Covenant Presbyterian preschool. She was a member of the UMW and the Gideons International Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Oren Tanner and Mary Elizabeth McCall Tanner, her brother, Dan Tanner, and her father and mother in law, Gordon Ozell Wright, Sr. and Dorothy Barbre Wright. Mrs. Wright is survived by her husband of 56 years: Bill Wright, Albany; son: Hank Wright (Staci), Lee County; 2 daughters: Jodi Peacock (David), Albany, Molly Strickland (Bo), Albany; 7 grandchildren: Margaret Peacock, Catherine Peacock, Wright Strickland, Chloe Wright, Jane Strickland, Mary Peacock, Cellie Strickland; brother: Bryan Tanner, Tupelo, MS; brother in law: Gordon Wright, Albany; sister in law: Jo Hughes, Dalton, GA. Those desiring may send memorials to Willson Hospice House, 320 Foundation Ln., Albany, GA 31707, ACTO, c/o First United Methodist Church, 307 Flint Ave., Albany, GA 31701, or to Gideons International Albany East, P.O. Box 1265, Albany, GA 31702.
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