On Monday, March 13th 2023 Jo Anne Johnston Wright went home to be with her Lord and Savior.
Jo Anne was born November 27 1936 to the late Landon Lee Johnston Sr. And Catherine Chaney Johnston. She grew up in Draper N.C. And graduated from Tri-City High school. She married her high school sweetheart Dr. C Raymond Wright Sr. In 1953. They then moved to Athens Georgia to attend school, where she later graduated summa cum laude from business college in Athens. She was the manager and part owner of Central Animal Hospital. After retirement she had a thriving retail business at the Eden flea market. Jo Anne was a devoted Christian, Wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved cooking, all things fashion, shopping, traveling, and playing bridge with her lifelong friends Kay Brooks, Dot Evans, Pat Smith, and Carol Kasten.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. C. Raymond Wright Sr.; infant daughter Ramona Leigh Wright; parents Landon Lee Johnston Sr. And Catherine Chaney Johnston; brothers Landon Lee Johnston Jr. (Margaret S. Paulk), and Donald Ray Johnston.
She is survived by her sons, C. Raymond Wright Jr. and Donald Johnston Wright DDS, Melanie M Wright; grandson, Zachary Lee Wright; granddaughter, Cristen Rae Wright; great-granddaughter, Audrey Grace Cooper.
As per her wishes there will be a private ceremony later. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society.
Don, and family I am sending my condolences 💐 to you all. May God send you peace. May he guide, lead and direct your paths during this difficult time. My sincere condolences, Tracy Maness Moyers
Ramey I am so so sorry!!! Prayin for you and your familly!!!! Novick Tuggle
Dear Don and Family,
We are deeply saddened to hear of our Mother's passing. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Beth and Darrin Pulliam
My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family. Dr. and Mrs. Wright helped us tremendously with many of our dogs years ago. We had worked on their house and game room many times. I enjoyed seeing his latest editions to the hunting expeditions.
Very sorry to hear Jo Anne has passed. Jo Anne lived a long and productive life. She was a very beautiful person inside and out. My heartfelt Sympathy goes out to her family.
Carol Rakes McKay
Formerly of Eden, NC Carol Rakes McKay
My expession of sympathy to the family.
June Crowder Chilton
Rest In Peace Sweet Lady ❤️ Always a class act ❤️
Ramey, Don, Melanie and family, holding you all close to my heart. I loved Joann dearly and I know she will be missed. May God be with you all during this difficult time. Love y'all.
So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family ❤️
Sending prayers for peace and comfort during your time of loss. So sorry to hear of the passing of this precious lady. May God surround you with His love.
Don and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
May you find comfort and peace with your loving family and friends. May God's blessings be with you always.
Tom and Linda Lay
Condolences to JoAnne's family and friends. JoAnne was one of the most beautiful, kind, humble and sweet people I have ever known. She was very devoted to her family and friends.
Jo anne and I have been friends for over 35 years. She bought beautiful clothes from me when I was at a wholesale company in Dallas, Texas. She and I kept in touch for years and she would always tell me about her love for Raymond her dearest husband and her Two sons. Over the years we shared our deep faith in God and so many other wonderful
postive things.. She never denied her wonderful faith in God and her beautiful family. We discussed our health issues and laughed many times over growing older and having to face all these things. We called each other and kept in touch all these years. She always encouraged me to go on no matter what. I knew this week when I tried to call her that something was wrong. I left a message for her son and he was so gracious to call me back. Jo anne and I shared a very beautiful friendship based on faith and honesty. I feel very sad to hear about her passing however she is in Heaven with the love of her life Raymond. She was a woman of class and beauty. I loved her so much and I will miss our conversations yet I know she is with Jesus. Just know how very much she loved her family. Love and prayers to all of you.
Carole Cagle Collins
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