Barbara A. Wright - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Barbara A. Wright

August 15, 1931 - November 11, 2023

Barbara A. Wright, age 92, of Townsend, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 11, 2023.

Born in Manhattan, NY on August 15, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Victoria Sherman.

In addition to her mother, Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John S. Wright and her granddaughter, Jennifer White. She is survived by her daughters; Karen Brown (Kenneth), Linda Brashears, and Gail Steinmetz (John); brother, Edward Sherman; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or online by clicking here.


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11 Condolences for Barbara A. Wright

  • Mom, you have left me with so many memories of our time together. I love you and miss you so much. I know you are watching over our family. Thank you for the sign you gave me last night.

  • My condolences to Barbara’s family. I knew her briefly , what a beautiful delightful Lady.

  • My Beautiful! I will miss you and our special bond forever. You’ve meant so much to me throughout my life. I hope to be half the grandmother you were to me. It’s so hard to believe I’ll never see your beautiful face again, hear your laugh, or get to tell you once more how much I love you and how grateful I am that you were my grandmother. Thank you for all the memories, for all the good times, the casino trips, the card games, the support, and the love you always gave so freely. I’ll think of you every day for the rest of my life. I love you, my beautiful angel!

  • Grandma, thank you for sharing your life story with me. I loved getting to know you so well and I’ll never forget you. You were still sharp and still funny, regardless of your age. I’ll aways remember the last thing you said to me when I visited you at the hospital over the summer. I said I was afraid I might not get to see you again, and you said “oh well, you’ll just have to get over it”! I’m working on that. Meanwhile, I love you and I’m thankful for the memories.

  • With deep condolence
    I want to express my sorrow the loss of my sister and my appreciation that she has passed thus stopping her suffering- Ed

  • I’ve never met Barbara but I feel like I know her through her granddaughter Michelle. Sending my sincere condolences and prayers to Karen, Michelle and their family. I do know that Barbara had many people in her life that loved her dearly. One day we will meet and I expect to go on a cruise and play slots with you all day and night. You truly will be missed.

  • Mom,
    Thank you for the beautiful family you left us with. I will always love you. ❤

  • Mom, It is a comfort to know you are resting peacefully in heaven with John and Jennifer and in pain no longer. We love you and will miss you every day.❤️

  • Linda, Gail and Karen and families: I am so deeply sorry for your incredible loss. Praying that God wraps his arms around each of you and offers comfort now and forever.

  • Linda & family: We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Mom. We know she will be missed by many. We pray your loving memories will get you through the days and months to come. Linda and Jennifer

  • I am so saddened to hear about Barbaras passing. I’ve done her hair for a few years now and always loved our conversations and her jokes. She was always the highlight of my day whenever she came in! I know she’s up there dancing with angels and watching down on her family🩷 sending prayers for her friends and family 🙏🏼