Joan Carolyn Wright

Joan C. Wright, 83, of Spencer, Indiana, passed away September 24, 2015 at Owen Valley Health Campus.

Joan was born October 31, 1931, in Clay City, Indiana the daughter of Emery and Hallie (Shonk) Miller. She graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1950. Joan married Harold Wright on September 5, 1953. They had been married for 44 years when he passed away in 1997.

Joan was a member of the Coal City United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading, quilting and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Emery and Hallie Miller; her husband Harold Wright; a sister Norma Jean Pearson; two brothers: Don Miller and Max Miller.

Joan is survived by two daughters: Marquetta Spelts and husband Elmer “Junior” of Spencer, Indiana and Judy Seigle and husband James “Bob” of Gosport, Indiana; grandchildren: Jason Douglas, Amy Alexander and Hannah Seigle; great-grandchildren: Alexis Douglas, Noah Alexander, Evan Alexander, Jaden Douglas and Blake Douglas; two brothers: George Miller of Worthington, Indiana and Jay Miller of Clay City, Indiana; two sisters: Margaret Flater of Greencastle, Indiana and Nettie “Lou” Rentschler of Plainfield, Indiana as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 301 East Eighth Street Clay City, Indiana 47841, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Noon. Burial will follow at Beech Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Tuesday, from 10am until time of services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.