Name: John Edgar WRIGHT
Birth: 19 NOV 1883 in Rover, Oregon Co, MO
Death: 15 APR 1965 in West Plains, Howell Co, MO
Burial: 16 APR 1965 Jolliff Cemetery, Oregon Co, MO
Change Date: 8 MAY 2017
1900 MO census: Oregon Co, Highland twp, p 5:
Wright, John (head) - b Nov 1883, age 16, b MO, par b MO
. . . . . William A. (brother) - b Mar 1886, age 14, b MO
. . . . . Green I. (brother) - b Nov 1891, age 8, b MO
1910 MO census - Oregon Co, Highland twp, p 72 (April):
Wright, John E. (head) - 26, m 6 yrs, b MO, par b MO
. . . . Amie E. (wife) - 25, m 6 yrs, 2 ch/2 liv, b MO, par b MO
. . . . Meekie (daug) - 5, b MO
. . . . Gertie (daug) - 2, b MO
West Plains Daily Quill, Apr 15, 1965:
"John Wright Dies Today; Services to be Saturday -
John E. Wright, 81, of Thomasville, died at 12:21 a.m. today in the West Plains Rest Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Methodist Church at Thomasville. Burial will be in Jolliff Cemetery under direction of Carter Funeral Home of West Plains.
Mr. Wright was born Nov. 19, 1883 in Rover, the son of Mitchell Michael and Mary Willard Wright.
He was married Oct. 11 1903 at Rover to Amy Ethel Nancy (sic) who preceded him in death, Sept 18, 1963.
Mr. Wright was a member of the Methodist Church and the Odd Fellows Lodge of West Plains.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Ellen Smoot, Thomasville; Mrs. Avis Howery, Arkansas Pass, Tex.; Mrs. Meekee Schroeder, Poplar Bluff; and Mrs. Gertrude Moore, Port Morgan, Colo; one sister, Mrs. Ella Smith, Sedalia; and two brothers, Dave Wright, Alton; and G.I. Wright, Sedalia.
Mr. Wright's family will be at the Carter Funeral Home from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday to receive friends."
West Plains Daily Quill, Mon, Apr 18, 1965:
"Last Rites Held for John E. Wright -
Last right were held Saturday in the Methodist Church at Thomasville for John E. Wright with the Rev. L.D. Smith officiating.
Mr. Wright died here last Thursday.
Pallbearers were sherman Daffron, Gerald Pennicuick, John Schroeder, Jack Smoot, Gene Smoot and John Walton.
Interment was in Jolliff Cemetery under direction of Carter Funeral home.
Out of town persons here for Mr. Wright's service included:
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Pennycuick, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Smoot and Bill Stevens all of Baldwin, Mo.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smoot of St. James, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Towery of Aran-Sas (sic) Pass, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schroeder of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Moore of Ft. Morgan, Colo., Faye Byington and sister of Kansas City, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Daffront (sic) of Whicita (sic), Kan., and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Palmer of Pacific, Mo."
Find A Grave Memorial# 15563608
Father: Terrill Mitchell WRIGHT b: 14 JAN 1857 in Tenn
Mother: Mary Elizabeth WILLARD b: 24 MAR 1861 in Oregon Co, Mo
Amy Ethel NANEY b: 10 MAR 1885 in Alton, Oregon Co, Mo
11 OCT 1903
in Rover, Oregon Co, MO
- Ellen WRIGHT b: 8 MAY 1910 in Oregon Co, Mo
- Avis WRIGHT
- Meekee WRIGHT
- Gertrude WRIGHT