Betty Ann Wright Bolt

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Betty Ann Wright Bolt passed away on January 21 at the age of 89. She was a native of Wedowee, Alabama and a resident of Anniston, Alabama since 1951. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was also an accomplished and respected teacher, having taught for over 30 years in Anniston schools including Glen Addie Elementary, Johnston Junior High School and Anniston High School. She graduated as valedictorian of the Randolph County High School class of 1946, attended Huntington College and received a bachelors degree from Auburn University and a masters degree from the University of Alabama. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Jeanette Weathers Wright and James Claris Wright, and her brother, Dr. James C. Wright. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Ralph Preston Bolt, her sons Ralph Preston Bolt, Jr. (Sage) of Mobile, and James Andrew Bolt (Leigh) of Madison, New Jersey, four grandchildren, Weathers Preston Bolt (Molly) and Sarah Sage Bolt, of Mobile, Edward Morrissette Bolt, of St. Simons Island, Georgia, and Anne Jacobs Bolt, of Madison, New Jersey, and one great-granddaughter, Willa Margaret Bolt, of Mobile. She was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church of Anniston, where she served as Chair of the Board of Stewards and in numerous other leadership capacities. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma educators' society, the Alabama Historical Society and the Anniston-Calhoun Junior Service League, among her many other community and civic activities. After her retirement from teaching she also volunteered for several years as a docent, board member and officer for the Anniston Museum of Natural History. A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church of Anniston at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 26. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00am Friday morning until the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First United Methodist Church, 1400 Noble Street, Anniston, Alabama 36201, or Knox Concert Series, The Nutcracker - School Day Adopter, P.O. Box 2501, Anniston, Alabama 36202.
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First United Methodist Church
1400 Noble St
Anniston, AL 36201
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Published in The Anniston Star from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2018