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 Hulon Arthur Bright

Hulon Arthur Bright

Custer City, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 16 Apr 1988 (aged 80)
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 100026081 · View Source
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Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico
April 16, 1988

Hulon A. Bright, 80, 505 N. Mesa St., died Saturday in a local nursing home. Services are pending at West Funeral Home.

Born Aug. 7, 1907, at Custer City, Okla., he was raised and educated at Hobart, Okla. Following his schooling, he farmed on the family farm.

On Nov. 7, 1931, he was married to Opal Pauline Williams at Portales. They made their home in Lubbock, Texas, for a time, then returned to Hobart.

They moved to Carlsbad in 1937, soon after which he began employment at Potash Co. of America as a painter. He was employed at PCA for 35 years. Following his retirement, the Brights traveled, but continued to make heir home in Carlsbad.

Bright was a member of the First Baptist Church, BPOE Lodge #1558 and the Carlsbad Sportsman Club.

Survivors include his wife, Opal P. Bright, Carlsbad; two daughters, Betty Patman, Carlsbad, and Dorothy Thomas, Prairie Grove, Ark.; five brothers, R.O. Bright, Davis, Okla., Raymond Bright, Douglas, Wyoming, John Henry Bright, Gaylord, Mich., Wayne Bright, Bridgeport, Neb., and Marvis Bright, May, Texas; one sister, Pauline Thomas, Rialto, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

(Ref: CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, reads as follows:

Services for Hulon A. Bright, 80, 505 N. Mesa St., are to be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the West Funeral Home chapel. He died April 16, 1988 at a local nursing home. The Rev. Bob Bacon, First Baptist Church, is to officiate. Burial is scheduled in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park.

Pallbearers include; Rex Phillipi, L.M. Varner, Charles Thomas, Robert "Skipper" Briggs, Mark Briggs and Ronn Clark.




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