Wright, Charles Michael (Summerville)

Monday, November 5, 2012

Charles Michael Wright, 57, of Summerville, GA, passed away Friday November 2, 2012, in Kindred Hospital. 

Mr. Wright was born March 21, 1955, in Marietta, GA, the son of Margaret Ann Brackett Wright and the late Charles Lee Wright.

Survivors include his wife, Reta Faye Scoggins Wright; mother, Margaret Ann Abernathy; daughters, Amy Abernathy, Kristy Reynolds and Bobbie Jo Wright; brother, Charles Lee Wright, II; and three grandchildren. 

Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, from the Subligna Cemetery with Brother Darrell Golden officiating with burial in Subligna Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Steve Holbrook, Bryan Abernathy, Cole Abernathy, Lee Eker, Charles Wright, Chris McGraw and Steve Bates.

Mr. Wright will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Tuesday, November 6, from 1-3 p.m.


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