Submitted by: Dan Rich
Fannie Mae Wright
Nov. 3, 1924 - March 22, 2000
South Bend Tribune 3/26/2000
Mrs. Fannie Mae Wright, 75, beloved mother, grandmother and sister, who resided on Western Avenue, South Bend, Indiana, passed from this life at 7:50 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, following an illness. On November 3, 1924, in Jackson, Mississippi, she was born to the union of the late Willie and Fannie (Walton) Drumwood.
She was united in matrimony to Leonard Wright on February 3, 1950, in Jackson, Mississippi. Mr. Wright preceded her in death on August 27, 1973. Surviving family members who will cherish her memory include a daughter, Linda Wright; one grandson, Paris Wright; two godchildren, Darlene M. Berry-Shipman and Eric C. Berry; god grandchildren, Antony Berry, Christopher Berry, Damien Shipman and Amanda Berry; a daughter in Christ, Connie Smith; one sister, Mary Botts; and one brother, Johnny B. Coleman, all of South Bend; along with other relatives and friends. Preceding her in death along with her husband and parents was a daughter, Mary Ann Wright.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Faith Temple Church of God in Christ where she was a member. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Alford's Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements.