Wright, Beatrice Lindsay

January 21, 2007

BEATRICE "BEA" WRIGHT, a retired public school educator and a Baltimore City School Administrator, died on Christmas night, December 25, 2006 in Windsor Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland. Bea was born October 25, 1915, in Annapolis, Maryland but spent her vibrant life in Baltimore City where she graduated from Morgan State University. She was the youngest child of Alice and Frisby Lindsay and a devoted sister to Alice and Marguerite Lindsay. On December 27, 1941, she was married to David N. Wright, with whom she enjoyed an ardent relationship for fifty-nine years. David preceded her in death. Mrs. Wright served as supervisor of the student teaching program in Baltimore City Schools; on the board of The School For The Arts; and as a board member dedicated to the restoration of St. Mary's City. She shared the progress and interests of her colleagues and friends and enthusiastically encouraged them. Mrs. Wright belonged to Social Organizations and Civic Clubs. A member of Companions, We Wives, Odd Couples, Tens, Moles, Bridge Buddies, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Board Member for The School For The Arts. Mrs. Wright is survived by her nephew Kenneth Earl Lockett and his wife June of East Orange, New Jersey, a niece Lynelle of Fairfax, Virginia, a cousin Shirley Diggs and her husband Lewis Diggs of Baltimore, Maryland and a trio of devoted friends and caretakers, George and Ryna Johnson and Marian Watkins. A Memorial Mass will be offered at 1 o'clock on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at St. Katherine's Episcopal Church, 2001 Division Street where she was a member. Family hour begins at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be sent to Alzheimer's Association Maryland Chapter, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.

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