Frankfort – Eloise Smoot Wright, 90, of Frankfort, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Bradford Square Nursing Home. Born Oct. 6, 1922 in Owen County, she was the daughter of the late Gus and Gertrude McGinnis Smoot and was preceded in death by her siblings, Carl, Vernon, Forest, Elton, Roy, Gusta, Ruben and Willard Smoot and Opal Hawkins as well as her son-in-law Horace Ray Luther. Ms. Wright was a member of the North Frankfort Baptist Church. She worked for H.K. Porter in Frankfort for over 20 years and retired from Webster Electric. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Luther of Owenton; two sons, Ronald (JoAnn) Wright and R.C. (Darlene) Wright of Frankfort; two sisters, Lucy Hall of Owenton and Eula Smoot Strawn of Verona; three grandchildren, Martin and Kevin Luther and Gene Todd Wright as well as a great-grandson, Alex Luther. The family received friends at the Seminary Street location of McDonald & New Funeral Homes on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. The funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the funeral home with Bro. David Smith officiating. Burial was in the Monterey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Monterey Cemetery.
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Published in The Owenton News-Herald from Feb. 27 to Mar. 7, 2013