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.


Walker, Patricia Kay (Bakewell)

Jordan, Charles E. (Dalton)

Coleman, Patricia (South Pittsburg)


Patricia Kay Walker of Bakewell, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Memorial North Park in Hixson, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Walker; ... (click for more)

Mr. Charles E. Jordan, 73, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the local hospital. Arrangements are by locally-owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton. (click for more)

Patricia Coleman, 57, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Erlanger in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was a member of South Pittsburg Church of Christ. Patricia loved Tennessee football ... (click for more)


Area Obituaries

Walker, Patricia Kay (Bakewell)

Patricia Kay Walker of Bakewell, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Memorial North Park in Hixson, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Walker; daughter, Aimee Walker and brother, Terry Walker. She is survived by her mother, Maxine Walker; brothers, Michael (Maryann) Walker, Roger (Nadine) Walker, both of Dayton; grandson, Terry ... (click for more)

Jordan, Charles E. (Dalton)

Mr. Charles E. Jordan, 73, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the local hospital. Arrangements are by locally-owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton. (click for more)

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Wallace Bennette Heard

Wallace Bennette Heard, 68, a resident of Chattanooga, passed away Jan. 16, 2019. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years. That's where he met the love of his life, Linda, in the Phillipines. They would have been married 46 years on February 26th. One of his proudest accomplishments is helping to launch two space shuttles in his time working for Lockheed Martin. He worked ... (click for more)

Richard Marshall Sharp

Dr. Richard Marshall Sharp, born February 2, 1954, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, entered his eternal sabbath rest surrounded by his loving family in his home, on Saturday, January 12, 2019. He is survived by his wife and soulmate, Theresa Cupp Sharp of 43 years; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela (Jason) Miller and Jennifer (Thaddeus) Wilhoit; four grandchildren who affectionally ... (click for more)

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Askia Witherow Charged In October 2018 Murder Of Jacob Dakota Moore Of Apison

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