September 23, 1949 - May 9, 2022
Wanda Wright was born on September 23, 1949, in Altheimer, Arkansas to the union of Lawrence Elbert and Dollie Wright. Wanda received her formal education within the Chicago Public School System and graduated from Harrison High School. Wanda accepted Christ as her Savior at a young age and was baptized at Mount Hebron Baptist Church. Throughout her life she did not have a regular church home; however, she remained a devoted follower of God until her last earthly breath. Wanda was united in love to her life partner, Joe Wesley Grayned III, and they lived together in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their union was blessed with one child as well as three bonus children. She was employed by AT&T and worked in the finance department until she retired after 30 years of service. She enjoyed reading, listening to music; like Martha Reeves & The Vandellas and Patsy Cline, sewing, all things DIY, doing puzzles; like crosswords and Sudoku, and making fancy recipes that she found on the internet. Wanda Lezzell Wright departed this life on May 9, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Elbert Wright and Dollie Wright; life partner, Joe Wesley Grayned III; brothers, Kenneth Bernard (Janet) Wright. James Clifton (Sharon) Wright. Revay (Michelle) Wright. and Terrance 0' Keith Wright; sister, Evelyn Lovern (Freddie) Clark; and bonus son, Shown Wesley Grayned. She leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Nakeela Lezzell (Mark Edwin) Hall; grandchildren, Kweli Heru Hall and Isis N'Dea Hall of Saint Paul, MN; bonus daughter, Marlo Ellena Grayned of Milwaukee, WI and bonus son, Kelly Maximillion (Quintrina) Grayned of Milwaukee, WI; brother, Randy Conrad Wright of Milwaukee, WI; sisters, Kathy Viola Wright of Milwaukee, WI and Demetrious Wright of Phoenix, AZ; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Wanda Wright was born on September 23, 1949, in Altheimer, Arkansas to the union of Lawrence Elbert and Dollie Wright. Wanda received her formal education within the Chicago Public School System and graduated from Harrison High School. Wanda... View Obituary & Service Information
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