Wright, Michael Anthony (LaFayette)

Friday, January 26, 2018

Michael Anthony Wright, 55, of LaFayette, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of LaFayette, and was of the Baptist faith. Michael worked for more than 35 years as a carpenter, and was a loving father, brother, uncle and friend, who will be greatly missed. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Maner, Sr. and Alice Louise Brewer Wright; and brother, Charles Maner Wright, Jr.

Michael is survived by his children, Mark Anthony Wright and Cynthia Alise Wright; siblings, Deborah (Rick) Posey, Rosie (Kevin) Talbott, Patrick (Besty) Wright and Hubert Randall (Cindy) Wright; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chickamauga.



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