Abbie Wright

Abbie Helen Wright, 96, of Litchfield, formerly of Astoria, died at 11:19 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 1997, at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield.

She was born in Dillsburg, Penn., on Dec. 18, 1900, a daughter of John and Ina Shank Trimmer. She married Arleigh Wright on Dec. 25, 1921, in Macomb. He died Aug. 11, 1987. She was also preceded in death by one son, Robert G. Wright, two infant brothers, and three sisters, Edna Trone, Irene Zesitus, and Margaret Tyler.

Surviving are one daughter, Wanda Biggs of Homewood; one sister, Gladys Thompson of Galesburg; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons.

She graduated from Astoria High School and was a member of the Astoria Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary Post #25 in Astoria.

Services were held Tuesday at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Burial was in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Litchfield.

Memorials may be made to the Astoria Christian Church.

 

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/5/1997

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