Paramount woman turning 100

PARAMOUNT - Paramount resident Virginia Wright will turn 100 on Nov. 13.Born and raised in Los Angeles, she got her driver's license at an early age to help dad's business since he didn't drive. Her first car was a Model T. She helped, and later worked, at Bell House Movers long after her parents passed away. She sold the business in the early 60s. She married Edmund Twitty from Arizona but became a widow at a young age. She remarried in 1955 to Roy Wright. They moved from Los Alamitos to Lynwood, where they raised his two young daughters, Linda and Delila. Years later, after the girls were married, the couple moved to a senior mobile home park in Paramount. He passed away in 1975. Virginia still stays active, going out to restaurants, shopping and enjoying time with her two stepdaughters, two son-in-laws, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

********** Published: October 18, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 27