Annette Wright Obituary

Annette L Wright
Annette L. Wright
Annette L Wright

June 5, 1935 - April 23, 2019
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Annette Lea Wright age 83, passed away April 23, 2019, with loved ones by her side at Taylor House Hospice. After a long battle with Lung Cancer. Visitation will be 5 pm to 7 pm Friday, April 26th and Funeral Service at 10:30 am Saturday, April 27th at Dunn’s Funeral Home.

She was born June 5, 1935, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Paul Grimes and Lucille Mehle, She has lived in Des Moines, IA for all her life.

Annette worked for National Travelers Life, Des Moines Public Schools for over 30 years, as well as many other jobs throughout the years.

She was an active member of the Park Avenue Christian Church, TTT’s, as well as participating in a bowling league for many years. Even though she loved all things she was involved in, her greatest passion and enjoyment in life was her family and friends.

Annette loved to travel near and far with her friends and family creating memories that will last a lifetime.

She devoted much of her time and energy to her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She enjoyed going to all sporting events as well as musical events that were performed over the years from her kids all the way down to her great grandkids.

Annette was an incredible woman that had many names over the years, from friend, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and Nana (great-grandmother). She has left a lot of love in the hearts of those that she has touched over the years and memories that will never be forgotten.

She is Survived by her Sister Barbara Sanford (Denny), Daughter Laura May (David), Son Brian Wright (Kelly). Grandsons Tyler May (Lacey), Adam Wright (Mary), Ben Wright, Nathan Wright. Granddaughter Nicole Lyon (Tyler). Her Great Grandchildren Kameron Doughman, Jada May, Tynlie May, Addison May, Konnor May and Mackenzie Lyon. Along with many other family members and dear friends.

She was preceded in Death by her parents and sister

Memorials can be directed to Park Avenue Christian Church or Taylor House.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, April 26, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Taylor Hospice House C/O UnityPoint Health Foundation
1415 Woodland Avenue, Suite E-200
Des Moines, IA US 50309