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Elizabeth Bright


Elizabeth Ann (French) Bright, 92, of Marion, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Inurnment: Wyoming Cemetery in Wyoming, Iowa.
Survivors include her husband, Keith; six children, David, Dennis, Diane, Denise, Mary and John; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack; a granddaughter, Kimberly; a great-great-grandson, Raley; and a brother, Norman.
Elizabeth was born March 3, 1926, the daughter of Dale and Louisa (Hartwig) French. She graduated from Onslow High School in 1943. In February 1945, she married Jack Orr. He passed away in June 1954. She married Keith Bright in 1956.
Elizabeth was an avid reader, loved to cook, enjoyed her many years working retail sales and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Please share a memory of Elizabeth at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.