|Birth: ||May 3, 1906|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2002|
Sidney Wright Blount, 95, passed away March 26, 2002 at Hamilton General Hospital in Hamilton.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Wade Funeral Home in Hubbard.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Hill Cemetery near Dawson with the Rev. Charles Wallace officiating.
Mrs. Blount was born May 3, 1906 in the Liberty Hill community in Navarro County. She married Floyd Blount in 1925 at Hubbard. After her marriage, she lived in San Antonio, Hubbard, Athens, Seguin, and Altus, Okla. She lived in Altus from 1949 to 1994 and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. Her last years were in the Total Living Center in Hubbard and Forrest Ridge in Hamilton.
She was an accomplished writer and had published a book on Sampson Stewart and many magazine articles. At one time she was the Altus, Okla. reporter for the Wichita Falls newspaper. She was president of the Southwest Oklahoma Penwomen in Altus, and held many offices in the DAR.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1970; parents, Daws and Nellie Dove Wright of Hubbard; sisters, Myrl Lawrence, Mary Bennett, JoAnna Soupiset, and Alice McNeil; and brother, Robert Wright.
Survivors include her son, Floyd Blount Jr. and wife Anna Lee [Foster] Blount of Athens; and niece, Betty Sullins of Navarro Mills Lake.
Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home of Hubbard.
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Created by: Carmen Henderson
Record added: Jul 01, 2001
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