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Brenda M. Wright, much loved and missed

Updated: Jul 24, 2022

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July 23, 1956-Nov. 18, 2018

Brenda Michelle Tibbs Wright

U.S. military families, the Wrights and Tibbs of Columbus, Georgia, mourn the passing of Brenda M. Wright, wife of U.S. Army Veteran Joe N. Wright and daughter of U.S. Army Veteran Bruce Tibbs Sr. Three children, Damon, Candis and Chad, were born to Joe and Brenda Wright’s 43-year lifelong relationship and 38-year marriage.

After supporting her husband’s tour of duty for several assignments, Mrs. Wright settled with him in the San Francisco Bay Area. Just over five years ago, after 20 years of working for Caltrans in various positions, she retired from Caltrans and her husband resigned from MV Transportation to care for her elderly father. Her devoted husband Joe N. Wright continues to care for his father-in-law “Pop Tibbs” as they mourn her death Nov. 18, 2018, after several months of rehabilitation from surgery.

Born on July 23, 1956, in Cambridge, England, Brenda M. Wright is a 1974 graduate of Baker High School in Columbus, Georgia, and attended Chattahoochee Technical College and Columbus College, now Columbus State University.

Brenda M. Wright’s passing is greatly mourned by loving husband Joe N. Wright; devoted children Damon, Candis (Devon Alli) and Chad (Tina); grandchildren Jacobi Barrett (Candis), Ava Noel Wright and Savannah Wright (Damon), Chad N. Wright Jr. and Giselle Wright (Chad and Tina); father Bruce Tibbs Sr.; brothers Bruce Tibbs Jr. (Sandy), Brian Tibbs (Nell); brothers-in-law Stanley Wright (Viola) and Woodrow Cameron (Phyllis); sisters-in-law Jackie Wright, Phyllis Cameron (Woodrow), Viola Wright (Stanley); Sandy Tibbs (Bruce) and Nell Tibbs (Brian); and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Sconiers Funeral Home, 836 Fifth Ave., Columbus, Georgia 31901 at 11:00 a.m. Burial immediately follows at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery with family and friends gathering again at the Columbus Baptist Association, 3679 Steam Mill Road, Columbus, Georgia 31906 at 2:00 p.m.

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