A funeral service for Virginia Wright, age 90, will be held at on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 AM with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Coffee Cemetery. Mrs. Wright passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs, TX.
She was born the daughter of Garlin McQueen and Willie Harris McQueen in Como, TX on December 28, 1930. She graduated from Poly High in Long Beach California and went to college at City College in Lakewood, California. She was married to Preston Saddler in 1948 and he preceded her in death. She then married James Wright in 1954. Mrs. Wright retired from Long Beach General Hospital in 1981, then went to work at Dallas Teen/Life Challenge in 1989 from where she retired. Virginia was a member of the Galilee Baptist Church in Como, TX.
Survivors include: son: Preston Saddler ; grandchildren: Melinda Saddler, Jau’tenae Saddler and Jeremy Saddler; sister: Verrea Roland; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Garlin and Willie McQueen; husbands: Preston Saddler and James Wright; son: Jerry Saddler; sister: Vernell McCall