Joan Carol Wright
September 20, 1946  -  February 20, 2018

Joan Carol Wright

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HarperTalasek Funeral Home
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX  76501
Monday, February 26, 2018
2 p.m.
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Memorial Services for Joan Carol Wright, 71, of Salado will be held Monday, February 26, 2 PM at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home of Temple, 500 W. Barton Ave. Temple, TX 76501.
Joan passed from this life at her home on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Joan was born September 20, 1946 to Horace and Minerva Andrews in Temple. She spent over 25 years living in the central Texas area. She was a faith driven woman who was
a former member of Western Hills Church of Christ. Mrs. Wright was a member of the Temple-Belton Board of Realtors.

Joan was a wonderful cook and loved to bake as well. She loved animals, especially her dogs. Mrs. Wright enjoyed traveling to the coast with friends and family, particularly all the
wonderful trips to Port Aransas and Rockport. She adored living in the Salado area. Her home in the country suited her well, with the sounds of the birds and the peace and quiet
of it all made it her own personal sanctuary. Joan was a music lover and played the piano.

At the heart of it all she lived for her family. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, always having time to teaching them to cook and bake or her specialty of spoiling
them with shopping. The love she had for her entire family was always felt around the holidays. She was at her happiest with a noisy house full of laughter, good food and great
company. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Joan is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Andrews.

Those left to honor and cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 51years, Michael Dana Wright; daughter, Holly Wright Weber; son, Clay Michael Wright; brothers,
David Andrews, Brian Andrews, David Yost; as well as two very special grand daughters, McKenna and Mallory Weber.


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  1. Scott Ellison
    Great Falls, MT

    Your mom was the best school nurse ever❤️ Sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all🙏

  2. Deirdre Tolhurst
    Salado, TX

    Mike, Our deepest condolences to your family. May God bless and comfort each of you through this time of lost fellowship. As you celebrate her life, remember, she is celebrating too as she touches the very face of God! Your neighbors, Tucker and Deirdre Tolhurst

  3. Alisa Bailey
    Morgans Point, TX

    I was blessed to have worked with and known Joan. I will miss hearing her sweet voice and working with her, she was so loving and caring. I will say a prayer for her family as I know how big of a loss this is to them. You will be forever missed sweet Joan.

  4. TJ
    , TX

    Offering sincere condolences to the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that God does not cause suffering (James 1:13) but he promises very soon to bring an end to it (Rev. 21:4,5) Continue to have faith in the hope set before you. (Acts 24:15; Ps. 37:29)

  5. Bill & Kathie Mladenka
    Freeport, TX, TX

    Our deepest love and sympathy are with you on this day of mourning. We hope you know we are there with y'all in spirit and so wish we could be there beside you. Kat and i both loved y'all very much and y'all were always in our thoughts.......and will always be. Hopefully, we can get together in the future, fly some kites and celebrate Joan's memory. Love you, Bill & Kathie.

  6. Janie Brown
    Belton., TX

    It has been my pleasure and a blessing knowing Joan as not only my client but as a friend. I loved her sweet smile and she will be truly missed!!!

  7. Lynda Contrucci
    Temple, TX

    So sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort in these difficult days!

  8. , TX

    Prayers for your family. I will miss Joan’s sweet smile and soft demeanor.

  9. Jan and Larry Armstrong
    Bridge city, TX

    All of our blessings go out to family and friends we love her very much she will be missed ..Jan and Larry Armstrong

  10. , TX

    Prayers for your family. I will miss Joan’s sweet smile and soft demeanor.

  11. Becky and Steve Judkins
    Salado, TX

    So very sorry for your loss. Joan you were an amazing neighbor I will always cherish our many visits and heartfelt talks and laughter. We miss you terribly There is a hole in our hearts. Mike, Holly, Clay and family alsways remember her laughter and she will forever live in your heart. Love and hugs.

  12. Janey Heath
    Temple, TX

    Joan was a dear lady and will be missed. I truly enjoyed working with her at TISD. My deepest sympathy to the family.

  13. Todd & Audrey Arnold
    Temple, TX

    A wonderful person, we were lucky enough to get to work with.

  14. Leland &Judy Sharrock
    San Antonio, TX

    Judy and I have been friends with Joan and her family for 30 years. To get to work with her for 10 of those years was a great pleasure. She was a fun loving person who loved her family so much. Love and hugs go out to her family.

  15. Linda Bethke
    Temple, TX

    Mike and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Joan will be missed by many. I’ll never forget our trip to Rockport back when we were young. I am praying for God’s comfort for you all as you travel this road.

  16. Bobbi Kral
    Temple, TX

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Joan is a beautiful, sweet soul who will be missed by many. One day we will see her again in Heaven!

  17. Russell & Marilyn Krumnow
    Temple, TX

    It has been a blessing and a pleasure to have had you as friend, and both friend and co-worker with Marilyn, for so many years.

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