Barbra Brunson Wright
(November 15, 1925 - October 27, 2010)


Barbra Brunson WrightBarbra Brunson Wright died Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at Oakwold Plantation in Evergreen, her home for the last fifty-six years. Mrs. Wright was a native of Bunkie and enjoyed twenty-nine years of teaching at Evergreen High and Elementary Schools. As a member of Bayou Rouge Baptist Church, she served as Music Director. She was co-author with her husband of forty-eight years, Porter Bagley Wright, of "The Old Evergreen Burying Ground", a narrative and index of the cemetery where her cremains will be interred. A graveside gathering will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Bayou Rouge Baptist Cemetery in Evergreen. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Bayou Rouge Baptist Cemetery, P.O. Box 237, Evergreen, LA 71333. Mrs. Wright is survived by her children Billy Wright Hilleren, John Burns Brunson Wright, and Virginia Kemper Wright, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Please share sympathies, memories, and condolences at

Pelican Footnote by Ed Dugas:
Barbra Brunson was an SLI graduate in Elementary Education in 1947 and a member of the Red Jackets 1944-47.