Anita Wright


Anita Wright, age 77, passed away of respiratory complications on Jan. 12, 2021, in Centralia, Washington. She was born May 15, 1943, to Ernest and Bonnie Howland in Ontario, Oregon.

Anita earned a master’s degree in Home Economics from the University of Idaho. She married David Wright on Sept. 18, 1965, in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho. Professionally, she taught elementary school in Willapa Valley, Washington. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Anita was a strong-willed, honest, loving and compassionate person. She was very protective of those she loved. She was very detail-oriented and loved making lists. She loved spending time with her family and friends. When she was younger, she enjoyed knitting, sewing, baking, cooking, reading, doing crossword puzzles and scrapbooking.

Anita is survived by her daughter, Becky Wright; and sons: Adam Wright and wife Ginger, Matthew Wright, and Noah Wright and wife Kyla; six grandchildren; and sister, Linda Smith. She was predeceased by her husband and parents.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at 1 p.m. (Pacific Time) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 245 East Jackson Ave., Raymond, Washington 98577. Due to the limited amount of people allowed at the service because of COVID 19, you may join the service through Zoom:

Meeting ID: 839 2889 1662 — Passcode: 611460

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