Sunday, February 01, 2009

Obituary: Hazel (O'Bryant) Wright (1888-1916)

Source: Alexandria Times-Tribune, Alexandria, Indiana, Saturday, April 15, 1916, page 1.

Mrs. Jesse Wright Dies During Night

Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford O'Bryant Passes Away at Home in Anderson
Relatives and friends of Mrs. Jesse Wright, formerly Miss Hazel O'Bryant, who was a popular and well known young lady of Alexandria, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford O'Bryant, residing on West Jefferson street, were shocked to learn last evening of her death at the home, 337 Madison Avenue, Anderson. Death came at 10:15 o'clock following a late sickness that dated back to Monday.

Mrs. Wright recovered from an illness a few weeks ago and came to Alexandria with her husband for a visit to relatives and to attend an entertainment of the Wabash Glee Club at the M.E. church. Shortly after returning to her home at Anderson she was taken ill again.

In 1907 Mrs. Wright graduated from the local high school. For sometime she was employed with the R.L. Leeson department store. She was married to Jesse Wright a mail clerk in the government service and they took up their home at Anderson. Mr.[sic] Wright was 28 years old. She was a member of the Tri-Kappa sorority in this city.

A father and mother, the husband and one brother, George O'Bryant, survive.

The funeral service will be held at the home in Anderson Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of the Rev. George Winfrey and burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. cemetery south of the city.
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