By News Staff
9:43 AM EST, December 27, 2010
Just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday a fire claimed the life of an 88-year old woman living inside a home in the 5400 block of Southport Road.
After arriving on scene, fire officials say they saw heavy smoke coming from the home. Upon entering the house, they found 88-year old Dorothy Wright dead in the home.
An entire neighborhood is feeling the loss of a woman they came to know as "Grandma."
Decatur Township fire officials say a family member visiting from Illinois pulled up to the home and saw smoke and flames pouring from the home. Neighbors tell Fox59 Wright was well-known and well-liked, and had lived in the home for 65 years.
Her loss is a shocking and a sad ending for her family and a neighborhood on this holiday weekend.
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