A Celebration of Life gathering for Joanne Wright, 79, of Champaign, will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign.
Mrs. Wright passed away at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Carle Hospital, Urbana.
She was born Dec. 20, 1933, in Tague, South Korea, a daughter of Hung Yer and Lee Ah (Ki) Im. They preceded her in death.
Before her retirement, she was employed as a production line worker with AC Humko in Champaign.
Surviving are her daughter, Michelle Wright-Nicholas, of Champaign; a brother, James Im, of Champaign; five sisters, Ok Beasley, of Champaign, Miyoung McCormick, of Vero Beach, Fla., Lisa Melroy, of Hackensack, N.J., Sun Im, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Susan Crew, of Seattle, Wash.; and two granddaughters, Makenzie and Madison Nicholas, of Champaign.
Mrs. Wright was of the Christian faith.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be offered online at www.HeathandVaughn.com.