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Wanda Grace Peevey Wright

Wanda Grace Peevey Wright passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, in Clinton, surrounded by her loving family. She was 64.
Born in Clarksdale on December 19, 1954, she was raised in Clinton and was the daughter of Mary Little Peevey and the late Malcolm A. Peevey.
Wanda was a loving and devoted mother, daughter, sister and friend. She was artistically gifted and was an art graduate of Mississippi College. Some of her talents included wildlife illustrations and an emphasis and interest in Native American heritage. She taught art for several years at Wingfield High School. She returned to school at Southwest Mississippi Community College, where she obtained her associate degree in nursing. She began her nursing career in psychiatric nursing before becoming a hospice RN and eventually a charge nurse for hospice services in the Brookhaven area for a number of years.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Wright; uncle, Robert Luis Little, and grandparents, Riffe & Grace Coon Little and Malcolm Sr. & Lucille Hudson Peevey.
She is survived by her daughters, Lisa Strickland and her husband, Riley, of New Hebron and Mary Alice Brown of Monticello; her mother, Mary Little Peevey of Clinton; brother, Mark Andrew Peevey of Clinton, and grandchildren, Jacob Tyler Bass, Ryan Dewayne Strickland, Hayden Rose Strickland, Devon Trent Collard, Gage Riffe Brown, Gracelynn Carolina Brown and Emma Blair Brown.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, January 2, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church Clinton, 100 Mt. Salus Road in Clinton, with the Rev. Dr. Ricky James officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery in Silver Creek under the direction of Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland.