Lucretia "Jean" Wright, 78

Lucretia "Jean" Wright, 78, of Wabash, journeyed from this life to eternity with her Heavenly Father and Jesus The Christ, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at 1:39 p.m. while surrounded by her loving husband and children at Wellbrooke of Wabash. 

She was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Kokomo, to Herbert Charles and Helen Marie (Hall) Beck.

Jean was a 1959 graduate of Greenfield High School. She married Marvin Wright, DDS, in Greenfield on July 21, 1962. Jean was the office manager for Wabash Dental Group. She was an active member of the Wabash Christian Church, one of the early women elders of the church, and past president of Christian Women's Fellowship.

Jean was also past state president of the Alliance of Indiana Dental Association. She enjoyed life, travel (especially her European Rhine River Cruise), spending time with her grandkids, and adored her husband. Since suffering a stroke four years ago and was unable to drive, she really enjoyed simple automobile outings. 

She is survived by her husband, Marvin Wright, D.D.S. of Wabash, three children, Nancy JoAnn Stephens and Josef (Laura) Wright, both of Wabash, and Jill Marie (John) Denman of Huntington; four grandchildren, Samuel Denman, Abigail Denman, and Zachary Denman, all of Huntington, and Julia Stephens of Wabash; sister, Ann (Ray) Hollinden of Fishers; two brothers, William (Kay) Beck of Lexington, S.C., and Michael (Karen) Beck of Glendale, Ariz. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Wabash Christian Church, 110 W. Hill St., Wabash, with Pastor Haley Asberry and Pastor Tom True officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Christian Church.
The memorial guest book for Jean may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Nov 19