Celebrating the Life of
Jan 5, 1955 - Jan 13, 2021
The Virtual Celebration of Life for
from Saturday, February 13, 2021
5:00 P.M. Central Time
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Terri Ann Webber-Wright who passed away with her husband holding her hand on January 13, 2021 at the age of 66. She was born to Cesar Vela and Terri Nieto on January 5, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas. She was an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter and will be missed by so many.
At the young age of thirteen, Terri met the love of her life, Jimmy “Bo” Wright – she just didn’t know it yet. Their first encounter was brief, but fate reunited her and Bo forty-five years later over a home-renovation project. After a few whirlwind months of romance and rekindling the spark they felt as teenagers, the two wed in June of 2016. While their time together was short, they loved each other fully with their whole hearts and experienced a love that was truly one of a kind.
Terri was an incredibly strong woman who had a very special relationship with Jennifer Poyner, her only child. Terri instilled the value of hard work, compassion and independence in her daughter and the two developed an unbreakable bond as they grew up together in many ways. Terri was able to raise her daughter to be the first in their family to graduate from college, one of her many proud achievements as a mother. She loved Jennifer so much and was always so very proud of her and all that she has accomplished in her life.
Terri was very smart, hardworking, no non-sense and generous. She loved her career as a District Manager for Ross and dd’s discounts. She made an incredible impact during her 20-year tenure with the company. She had the upmost integrity and prided herself on doing what was right while advocating sincerely for so many around her during that time.
She loved animals – especially her dogs. She loved to shop and was always very fashionable – a favorite quote of hers being, ‘If it’s on sale, it doesn’t count as spending money!” She absolutely loved Christmas and found so much joy in the lights, trees and ornaments – even collecting unique ornaments with her daughter Jennifer throughout theyears. She loved to cook and shared this past time with her husband Bo. She loved to bake and never showed up to a family party without a homemade cake in hand – her coconut, Easter bunny cake was a family favorite. She loved to watch old movies, especially old-westerns because it reminded her of her Grandpa and their time spent together when she was a young girl. She loved needle point-embroidery, a skill she learned from her Grandmother growing up, and found it to be a relaxing live long hobby. Her family will forever cherish the many handmade cross stitch works of art that she has left behind for them to enjoy.
Terri is survived by her father Cesar Vela and sister Susan Vela-Rice. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Bo Wright and her daughter Jennifer Poyner and husband, Ryan Poyner; step-sons Eric Wright and Kyle Wright; step-daughter Sara Palacios and husband Ricardo Palacios; and nephews Justin Martinez, Michael Rice and Christopher Vela; Grandchildren include Hunter Poyner, Karsyn Poyner, Falyn Brothers, Jase Poyner, Wynter Anne Poyner; step-grandchildren include Shawn Wright, Ethan Palacios and Taylor Palacios; and grandniece Layla Martinez. Terri is preceded in death by her mother Terri Nieto and brothers Jay and Ray Vela.
Terri will be forever remembered by her extended family, dear friends and cherished colleagues.
So, Terri Ann … until we meet again.
We will think of you and our hearts will remember, always.
We will talk about you and reminisce, still.
You have not been forgotten.
And you very simply, never will.
We will hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain.
To walk and guide us through our lives, until we meet again.