Juanita Wright

Juanita Wright

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 10 Sep 1996 (aged 61)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Sec 33, lot 455
Memorial ID 8716535 · View Source
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Professional Wrestler. Better known under the name 'Sapphire,' she was known as the personal valet to wrestler Dusty Rhodes, during his wrestling tenure from 1989 to 1990, in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Wright usually wore polka dots and black sweat pants as part of her outfit, and often also wrestled as a tag team with Rhodes against the likes of Randy 'Macho Man' Savage and 'Sensational' Sherri Martel. Wright was featured in the specials, "Wrestlemania VI" (1990), "Summerslam" (1990), "Royal Rumble" (1990), "Survivor Series" (1989), "Summerslam" (1989), and the television series, "WWF Superstars of Wresting" from 1984 to 1990. She died from a heart attack at the age of 61.


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 3 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8716535
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Juanita Wright (24 Oct 1934–10 Sep 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8716535, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .