Vernice “Vern” Wright

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Vernice C. Wright, 85, a resident of Baton Rouge passed away on August 31, 2018. He served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1964. He was a CPA and entrepreneur and was great at everything he touched. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge. He was loved and respected by everyone that knew him. He was a wonderful husband, father and stepfather, friend and colleague. His wisdom and advice inspired many. He will be greatly missed. His parents, Ethel Tompkins and V.L. Wright of Many, precede him in death. Vern is survived by his wife, Sandra S. Wright; children, Robin Louise Wright Thurman, Candace Elaine Wright, Michael Calvin Wright, Robert V. Byles, Jr., Rebecca K. Brown and Raymond Gale Byles; 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Visitation was held at Resthaven Funeral Home on September 2. Burial followed at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Canon Hospice. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at

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