LaVera May Wright, 87, of Towanda, passed away Wednesday (Dec. 18, 2019) in Wichita.


LaVera was born in Valeda on May 10, 1932, to the late Sadie (Hart) and Lloyd A. Cobb. She worked as a seamstress at Electra & other garment factories. On Dec. 15, 1967, she married Othelis "O.C." Wright. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Curtis Mishler; sister, Leoma Peterson; stepsons, Larry and Tom Wright; stepdaughter, Linda Ketchum, and son-in-law's, Dan Nichols and Rocky Mills.


She is survived by: daughters, Andrea Nichols; Anna Esparza and husband Rudy; daughter, Lorraine Mills; stepson, Tim Wright; stepdaughters, Brenda Haynes and Debbie Adams;16 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be prior to service at 10 a.m. Friday (Dec. 27, 2019) at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, Wichita.


Memorial donations to American Heart Association, 1861 N Rock Rd #380, Wichita, KS 67206 or American Lung Association, 8400 W 110th St., Suite 130, Overland Park, KS 66210.