Obituary for Erbie Wilson Davis Bright
15 August, 1877 - 3 June, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Thursday, 4 June, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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shows her first name to be Erbie and not Elbie
Elbie W. Bright
Mrs. Elbie Wilson
Bright, 81, of Homedale died Wednesday evening in a Nampa
nursing home after an extended illness.
She was born Aug. 15, 1877 at Watseka, Ill., and lived
there until her marriage to Charles C. Bright on March 8, 1899
at Watseka. Following their marriage the couple moved to
Ohio. In 1913 they moved to Spokane, Wash., and in 1914
to the Panhandle area in Idaho, near Sand Point, where they
In 1919 the family moved to Homedale where they engaged
in farming until their retirement in 1939. Mr. Bright
died in 1957 at Nampa. Mrs. Bright was a member of the
Royal Neighbors and of the Methodist Church in Watseka.
Survivors include two sons, Leo Bright of Homedale and
John W. Bright of Spokane; six grandchildren and five
great-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Flahiff
Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. Rev. Willard Kennon will
Interment will be in Wilder Cemetery.
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