Idel Faye Wright, 98, of Manchester, passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at a later date.

Private Family Interment: Oakland Cemetery, Manchester.

Idel was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Manchester, the daughter of Nelson and Vida (Davis) Sullivan. Faye was raised in Manchester and was a graduate of Manchester High School.

On Nov. 17, 1947, Faye was united in marriage to Charles Wright. Two children were born to this union. Faye worked for five years in the Manchester High School cafeteria. She then worked as a receptionist for Dr. Schmidtz for many years.

Faye was a longtime member of the Manchester United Methodist Church. She enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles, quilting and volunteering.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol (Loren) Morehouse, of Warrensburg, Mo.; four grandchildren: Jeanine (Barb Barlow) Morehouse, of Columbia, Mo., Jim (Trudy) Morehouse, of Grain Valley, Mo., Richard Wright, of Cedar Rapids and Sheri Popham, of Manchester; six great-grandchildren: McKenna Morehouse, Tiffany Ilgen, Jeffrey Ilgen, Brianna Wright, Brody Wright and Casey Popham; one great-great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Wefel; and a nephew, Larry (Lois) Sullivan of Minneapolis, Minn.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Wright; her son, Robert (Ruth) Wright; and two brothers, Robert and Merle Sullivan.

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