(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
Mrs. Lena L. Bright, 43-year-old resident of Walnut, Route 3, died at the family home Monday at midnight following an illness of one month. She was a native of Alcorn county.
Funeral service will be conducted from Mt. Pleasant Methodist church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the rites being conducted by Rev. Marvin Grubbs. Burial will be in the cemetery at Mt. Pleasant with Perkins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bright was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Methodist church and was active in many phases of community work during her lifetime. She was married to K.F. Bright in 1920 in Alcorn county and to his union was born 10 children. Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Hoover Bright, Hal Bright and Paul Bright of Walnut, Route 3; seven daughters, Mrs. Virdie Nelson, Mrs. Elvie Crum, line(sic?) Bright, Melvie Bright, Lettie Bright and Angel Bright, all of Walnut, Route 3, a brother, John Allen Crum; and a sister, Mrs. Esther Wilbanks.
The Daily Corinthian
Aug. 9, 1949