Archive for Thursday, July 21, 2005

Alta P. Wright

1928-2005

July 21, 2005

Graveside services for Alta P. Wright, 77, Lawrence, were Tuesday, July 19, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mrs. Wright died Friday, July 15, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 31, 1928, in Scribner, Neb., the daughter of Maurice and Addie Brown Black.
Mrs. Wright worked with her husband in their business, Wright's Landscaping, for many years. She was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
She married Eugene L. Wright on March 24, 1949, in Ottawa. He died July 18, 1989.
Survivors include three brothers, Maurice Black Jr., Tonganoxie, Wayne Black, Sedalia, Mo., and Dale Black, Olathe; and two sisters, Opal Kerns and Doris Gilliland, both of Tonganoxie.
The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, Cottonwood Inc., or to the Tonganoxie Historical Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Wright.

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