Barbara Wright

April 25, 1939 - September 20, 2020

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Barbara Anne Wright, 81 of Urbana, Ohio passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Anne was born April 25, 1939 in Urbana, Ohio the daughter of the late Ralph and Mildred (McCarle) Palmer. She was a graduate of Triad High School. Anne attended Grace Baptist Church, Urbana and Middletown Church of God, Cable. She enjoyed gardening, horseback riding, trail riding and showing horses. Anne was the first woman on the Champaign County Fair Board. She received the 2015 Head, Heart and Hooves award at the Champaign County fair. Anne was devoted to her children & grandchildren and loved anything horse or dog related.

Anne is survived by her daughters, Michelle "Shelley" (Buster) Ward and Holly Wright Cupps; her son, Dr. Mack (Melinda) Wright; her grandchildren, Blake Cupps, Kenna & Corrine Wright; her sisters-in-law, Bev Palmer, Jerri Palmer and several nieces, nephews and friends including special friends Megan Le Van and the Perry family.

Anne is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerry Wright; her brothers Dick & Bob Palmer; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Otis & Mildred Wright; her brother-in-law, Paul Wright and her sister-in-law, Patty Mazure.

Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19, we will be following the guidelines set by Governor DeWine's office. The use of face masks is required.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2020 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Funeral service to celebrate Anne's life will follow at 7: 00 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Aaron Samples officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 960 Children's Home Road, Urbana, Ohio 43078, Middletown Church of God, 6205 E. St. Rt. 296, Cable, Ohio 43009 or Barely Used Pets, 844 Jackson Hill Road, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Kaylan Turnmire - Sep 25, 2020
I’m so sorry for your loss Blake Anne. Mamall was a strong, amazing lady. I will cherish all the moments I spent with her. She will always be proud of you!! I love you! ❤️
Kaylan Turnmire - Sep 25, 2020
I’m so sorry for your loss Blake Anne. Mamall was such a strong, amazing woman. I will cherish every moment I spent with her. She will always be proud of you! I love you! ❤️
Frank Brinnon - Sep 25, 2020
Our condolences and sympathy go out to you at this time from Gary (biggun) Stol and Frank T Brinnon
Deandrea Robinson - Sep 24, 2020
Sending my prayers to the family
Holly McKellop - Sep 23, 2020
Mack and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your beloved mother. I remember her from all my years in 4H at the Champaign County Fair and the many stories told by my mother, Cora Diane Kennedy, about your Mom. May she rest in peace and tranquility. May each of you find peace in the midst of her passing. Prayers to you and your family during this time.
Wade and Arlene Callison - Sep 23, 2020
Dear Mack and family, Deepest Sympathies for your loss.
Vicky Follansbee - Sep 23, 2020
Blake - I’m so sorry for your loss. I know how close the two of you were. Kaylan use to tell me great things about what an awesome lady she was! 😢❤️
Dr. Dan and Janet Kaffenbarger - Sep 23, 2020
Dearest friends. We will pray that the Lord will give you and your family grace, mercy and peace With love, the Kaffenbarger family
Debbie Smith - Sep 22, 2020
I am absolutely shocked! I just talked to her. I’m so sorry Shelley, Mack, & Holly for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!
Sue O'Laughlin - Sep 22, 2020
Mac, Shelly, and Holly so sorry for your loss, no words will ease the pain just know she is in heaven with your dad and they are happy.
Mark and Fredda Westfall - Sep 22, 2020
Anne was a very sweet lady. My grandchildren really took to her the first time Ava ment her. She was kind and thoughtful . So glad to know she is in heavenly places. Being healthy and happy.
Kelle Rapp-Tarby - Sep 22, 2020
Sorry for your lose. Anne was an amazing woman and I was lucky to have known her.
Dee Massey - Sep 22, 2020
Holly—I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
JD House - Sep 22, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. JD and Debbie House
Steve and Erin Williams - Sep 22, 2020
We met Anne years ago thru trail riding - she was such a loving genuine person - she will be dearly missed. I am sure she is riding horses in heaven - Rest In Peace sweet lady!
Becky Yrout - Sep 22, 2020
Mack and family. So very sorry about the loss of your Mother. I met Anne when I lived on Flatfoot Rd. She was a very special woman. Enjoyed talking to her. 🙏❤
Doug & Kathi Zerkle - Sep 22, 2020
Dr. Wright & family, you have our deepest sympathy. In our prayers, Doug & Kathi
Glenn Eaton - Sep 22, 2020
So sorry for your loss. She was such a special lady. Many fond memories of when I boarded at her barn.
Brandon and Robin Streitenberger - Sep 22, 2020
Very sad to hear of Anne's passing. I have so many great memories of her over the years. Anne always made you feel like part of the family when you were in her home. Thoughts and prayers for the Wright family during this time.
Roderick and Ila Jean Yocom - Sep 21, 2020
Our sincerest sympathies.
Michelle Sanders - Sep 21, 2020
Mack, I'm sorry to hear about your mom. On behalf of my family, your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I remember her from the vet clinic. She's with your dad now flying high with the angels.

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