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Jean (Upton) Wright

October 26, 1950 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 71)

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Janice "Jean" Wright, 71, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022, at her home in Vandalia, IL.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Bethel Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL with Dr. Ben Foxworth officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Bethel Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: ALS Association - St. Louis, MO. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.

She was born October 26, 1950, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of William Walter & June Loraine (Derr) Upton. Married Thomas D. Wright on March 18, 1972, Vandalia, IL. She was a Homemaker and formerly worked at various businesses including Princess Peggy, Day & Night Grocery, Radio Shack, H.W.I., Polly Pak and Walmart, all of Vandalia; and was a member of First Baptist Church/Unity Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL.

She is survived by: Husband - Thomas Wright, Vandalia, IL; Son - Andrew "Andy" Wright & Mari, Freemont, CA; Daughter - Jennifer Burchard & John, Decatur, IL; Sister - Terry Casey, Bingham, IL; Grandchildren - Samuel & Bianca Burchard, Sarah Turner & Aaron, Grace Burchard, Hannah Cooper & Jonah and Malia Wright; and Great Grandchildren - Mavis and Amos Turner, Lucina Cooper and one "Mini Cooper" on-the-way.

Preceded in death by: Her Parents; 2 Sisters - Donna Kincaid and Myra File; and 1 Grandchild - Emma Marie Burchard.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 8, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church
RR 3 Box 756
Vandalia, IL 62471

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church
RR 3 Box 756
Vandalia, IL 62471

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 8, 2022

Fairlawn Cemetery
727 S 6th St
Vandalia, IL - Illinois 62471

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