2008-11-27 / Obituaries


Leon "Leehonor" Wright, 58, of Manila died Nov. 13, 2008 in Eight Mile.

He worked for Brown and Ferrell Waste for 15 years.

Survivors include four brothers, Maxcina Wright, Sherman Wright, Edric Wright Jr., all of Manila, Thomas Wright, Los Angeles, Calif.; three sisters, Lillie Triplett Detroit, Mich., Thelma Moffett, Chicago, Ill., Ethel Washam, Mobile; a devoted niece, Karen Brooks, Manila and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

The service was Nov. 22 at Cedar Fork Baptist Church with Rev. William Jackson officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Fork Church Cemetery. Reese Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were nephews.

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