from the Verden News, Verden, Grady county, Oklahoma, Friday, May 2, 1924, front page.
"OBITUARY G.H. Wright, was born in Mississippi, in 1848, being 81 years, 2 months, and 11 days old at the time of his death wich occured Sunday morning.He had got up a 6 o'clock, and had dressed and was moving around about the house when suddenly dropped dead an hour later. Deceased had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. R. I. Graham since last Christmas. He was married to Miss Emma Oden in 1869, whom departed from this life about five years ago.To this union 9 children were born, of which six are living. Four of the children attended the funeral;Jesse of Ft. Worth;Lem of Empire City;Doyle of New Wilson;andMrs. Graham of this place. Rev. C. H. Armstrong of Minco, preached the funeral services at the Methodist church, Monday evening at 4 o'clock, after which the enterment was made in the Verden cemetery."
"CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our thanks to our many friends for the deeds of love and sympathy and many acts of kindness shown us during the illness and death of our father, G. H. Wright, also the beautiful floral offering given by the Missionary Ladies, Sunday school, Masons and friends.
Rev. and Mrs. R.I. Graham and children. Jess, Lem and Doyle Wright."