St. John's Cemetery Individual Record

Neita E. WrightNeita E. Wright

Neita E. Wright
(March 21, 1883 -- May 6, 1963)

Section: 50
Space: 6
Lot: 9
Maiden Name: Elliott
Parents: Edward & May Elliott
Spouse: Clarence Wright
Place of Birth: Maryland
Occupation: Government
Comments: Matron County Jail
Owner: C. S. Wright

Mrs. Neita Elliott Wright, 80, 100 W. Strong St., died in her residence Monday morning.  She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church.  A native of White Springs, Md., she had resided in Pensacola the past 75 years.  She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Dahlgren, Mrs. R. W. Sinclair and Mrs. E. T. Grzeskowiak, all of Pensacola; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be in the Christ Episcopal Church at 4 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Henry Bell Hodgkins officiating.  The body will be taken to the church at 3 p.m.  

Pallbearers will be Morey Hart, Leon Harris Frank King. T. O. Lutz, Malcom Brown and Norborne A. Brown.  The family requests that flowers be omitted.  Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery with Waters & Hibbert directing.

Mrs. Wright was matron of the county jail from 1936-1941.