Sunday, December 26, 2010

Sunday's Obituary : Cleo M. (Dorton) Wright (1895-1994)

Source : [undocumented, probably Anderson, Indiana Herald-Bulletin]

Alexandria - Cleo M. (Dorton) Wright, 99, 201 W. Broadway, died April 6, 1994 at her residence after an extended illness.

She was born Feb. 13, 1895 in Matthews, and had lived in Alexandria and rural Alexandria since 1917. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church, Alexandria, and United Methodist Women's Society of the church. She was a 75-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 179 of Alexandria.

Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Lola W. Wright of Anderson; a grandson, Dr. Stephen J. Wright of Anderson; three granddaughters, Mrs. Robert W. (Leigh Ann) Byrd of West Lafayette, Mrs. Scot (Cynthia) Ford of New Whiteland, and Mrs. Michael (Nancy) Catellier of Indianapolis; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred A. Wright, in 1985; a son, Orville C. Wright, in 1986; and her parents, John and Rosetta (Dunn) Dorton.

Services will be a 1 p.m. Monday at Noffze Funeral Home with the Revs. Carl Q. Baker and Steven Fritchman officiating. Burial will be at Park View Cemetery in Alexandria.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Eastern Star memorial services will be conducted at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

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