Dennis Wright

Obituary of Dennis Clifton Wright

Dennis Clifton Wright, age 89, of Madison, Tennessee passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, in Gallatin, TN. Dennis was born in Nashville, TN, April 30, 1932, to the late Mildred and Porter Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Cyndi Fagan, daughter-in-law Lisa Wright, brother-in-law Wayne Jones and great grandson Matthew Sims. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margaret James Wright, son Dennis (Cliff) Wright of San Antonio, TX, son-in-law Jeffrey Fagan of Woodbine, MD, brother William (Dianne) Wright of Hendersonville, TN, sister Marianne Jones of Huntsville, AL, sister Jan Wright of Springfield, TN, stepdaughters: Teresa (Thomas) Sims of Madison, TN, Sandra (James) Couch of Gallatin, TN, and Donna Register of Ruffin SC; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Dennis attended Goodlettsville High School, David Lipscomb University and Cumberland School of Law where he received his law degree in 1956. He went on to serve two years in the United States Army before practicing law in Madison, TN for over 50 years. Dennis loved his church and was a long-time member of Madison Church of Christ. He was known to be a man of good humor and a master of the telling of tall tales. His family knew him also to be a master chef of scrambled eggs. He will be missed. Please join the family in the Celebration of Dennis’ life August 18, 2021, in Bixler Chapel at Madison Church of Christ. Visitation 10am-Noon, Celebration of Life to follow. In lieu of flowers please donate to Madison Church of Christ or the charity of your choice.