Bessie Scarborough

Death: ABT. 20 JAN 1919, Ft. Madison, Lee Co., IA

Married Lloyd "Shorty" Wright on 20 DEC 1911 at Mt. Pleasant, IA

John L. Scarborough Eunice Hiatt
George Allen Scarborough Eunice Ella Pickett
Bessie Scarborough
m.Lloyd "Shorty" Wright

Salem News 5-7-1903
G.A. Scarborough and Miss Bessie called on Grandma Pickett, of Pilot Grove, Friday.
Mt. Pleasant Weekly News article Dec. 20, 1911
Bessie used the name Scarber and worked at the Mt. Pleasant Free Press until married. Lived in Mt. P. after marriage.

The Evening Democrat, Ft. Madison, Ia. Jan. 25, 1919
At the family home, 1816 Third street, Fort Madison, Ia. Thursday, January 22, 1919, of pneumonia, Mrs. Bessie E. Wright, aged 31 yearsand 2 months.
Deceased was born in Salem, Ia., and has been a resident of this city for the past two years, where she made hundreds of friends by her lovable nature. The news of her death came as a blow to her friends and acquaintances.
The surviving relatives are the husband, Lloyd Wright, tow children, Dale and Virginia Wright; the father, George H. Scarboro of Mt. Pleasant, Ia., and one sister, Mrs. Ida Knight of Lake Park Nebr.
The funeral will be held from the residence Sunday afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Ross officiating; interment will be made in the Oakland cemetery.

Mt. Pleasant Weekly News, January 29, 1919
Former Mt. Pleasant Girl Passes Away
At Ft. Madison
Word has been received that Bessie Scarboro Wright passed away the first of the week at her home in ft. Madison. Her death was the result of the influenza. She leaves her husband and two small children. She was the daughter of Mr. G. A .Scarboro, who lives south of town, andwill be remembered by many of our people. She married Mr. Lloyd Wright and for some time have lived at Fort Madison.

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