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Betty Jean Wright

FORT WORTH — Betty Jean Wright, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 28, 2015, at the age of 84.
Service: 1 p.m. Friday in Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.  Interment:  Betty will be laid to rest in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Betty was born in Fort Worth on Oct. 27, 1930, to the late Hugh and Jessie Chapple. She was a civilian employee at the Fort Worth Police Department and was a volunteer and employee at Baylor All Saints. She was a member of both the Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of The Nile, and she served on the advisory board for The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.
Survivors: Husband of 64 years, Jack Wright; daughters, Vivian Wright and Vicky Williams; grandchildren, Sharon Mineo and husband, Ben, Valerie Williams Simmons and husband, John, Vanessa Moody and husband, Walter, David Williams Jr.; great-grandchildren, Kavonne Williams and David Simmons; and numerous family and friends.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Cecelia Gilbreath

    My prayers and thoughts are with you and the family as you go thru this sad time. May God grant you the peace of mind to get thru these trying days.

  2. Valerie Williams

    You are my example of kindness and love. You loved me no matter what and I know your spirit will live in me. You are a blessing in the flesh and out. I love you Grandma B . You are the sweetest woman I know.

  3. Sally Thompson

    Sorry for your loss. I worked at FWPD also. Betty was always willing to help in any way she could. May God be with all of you during this time where you can feel his grace and presence.

  4. Vicki I am so sorry about the passing of your mother. Moms stay in a very special place in our hearts even after passing. I am deeply sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers be with you and your family.

    • Vicky Williams

      Thank you so much for your kind words, they mean so much at a time like this. We received the beautiful flowers from Telcobuy, Please tell all my dear friends Thank You .

  5. Eddie Neel and Sylvia Neel

    My father was Lt Al Neel of the FWPD TRAFFIC DIVISION and he and Betty worked together and my mother is Sylvia. They were friends for many years and I often heard them speak fondly of Betty. I was also with the FWPD and knew Betty also and she was a fine woman.

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