My mother-in-law, Gladys (Beachy) Bright passed away last weekend... and I thought that some of you might be interested in her obituary.Furthermore, she has a brother, Robert Beachy, who she could not locate before her death.If anyone knows him or his whereabouts, please let him know that she has passed.I would hope that he would want to know....
From the Cookeville Herald-Citizen, January 13, 2003:
COOKEVILLE, TN -- Funeral services for Gladys Bright, 70, of Cookeville were held at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Jan. 13, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial was in Cookeville City Cemetery.
Mrs. Bright died on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at Masters Health Care Center.
She was born on April 24, 1932, in Shipshewana, Ind., to the late Sam Beachy and Edith Miller.
Mrs. Bright was a retired cook and was of the Baptist faith.
Her family includes two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Alanna (Frick) Bright of Cookeville and Woodrow and Sandra Bright of Gainesboro; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Pauline and Ronald Bilbrey of Livingston, Leila Bright and Peter Tiscia of Cookeville and Sarah Clemons of Baxter; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Esther and Lee Wisler and Rosemary Ringler, all of Indiana; and seven grandchildren, Amy Smith, Joshua and Lori Bright, Christopher Clemons, Whitney Bright, Mishea Suttle and Amber Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Owen McCarty and Woodrow Bright.