April 3, 1928 - March 23, 2023
March 29, 2023
Wilma Lorene Bright, 94, of Sweet Home, died March 23, 2023.
She was born April 3, 1928, in Stratton, Colo., to Lester and Florence Fitzsimmons (Wood).
She married James Bright on Aug. 12, 1951, in Reedsport. They moved to Willits, Calif., and then on to Red Bluff, Calif., where they resided for many years. They retired in Sweet Home in the fall of 1981.
Mrs. Bright loved knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing, gardening, camping, fishing and writing letters.
She is survived by a sister, Avis Murphy of Scottsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bright was preceded in death by her husband, James Bright; parents Lester and Florence Wood; and sister Clara May Kennedy.
Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday, April 3, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with final burial at Gilliland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made in Mrs. Bright's name to St Jude Children's Hospital or Shriners Children's.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.