Princeton Paper Tuesday April 28, 1936

Wright McLemore

Wright McLemore, age 61 years, passed away at 11:50 o’clock Tuesday morning at his home in the B.M.A. following a week’s illness of complications.  Funeral services will be announced later.

            Surviving to mourn the death of Mr. McLemore are the widow, Sarah; two sons, Guy, an employee in the composing room of the Princeton Daily Democrat; and William, this city; one brother, William McLemore, of Baldwin Heights and two grandchildren.

            Mr. McLemore was born July 4, 1874 in Scott County, Ind.  He had resided in and near Princeton where he was engaged in farming for many years.  He attended the Trinity Gospel Tabernacle in the B.M.A.


Per Public Health Department

Colvin’s was the funeral home and he was buried in White Church Cemetery.

Aged 61 years, 8 months and 24 days. 

He died of apoplexy.

Father’s name was John and mother’s name was Nancy and both were born in Kentucky.

Informant was Guy McLemore


Contributed by Janet (Elliott) Douglas, 28 Sep 2011.