Second of 8 children, she was born in Arkansas to Andrew Lafayette Small and Nancy Isobel Dillard on Jan 26 1908. She joined an older sister named Flossie Viola Small. Six more siblings would later be born:
Edythe Mary Small Cleotis Small (who died at around 10 months of age) Adell Euwintha Small Kathryn DL Small
and a living brother and sister
She married Hubert Schular Wright on Dec 14 1929 in Glenwood Arkansas and together they had one daughter who would later give her four grandchildren.
Her husband died before her, on July 3 1953; she followed 26 years later on Dec 17 1979. She was the third of her siblings to follow their parents.