Thorsey Wright

Thorsey E. Wright, 86, of Beardstown, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 1998, at Heritage Manor South, Beardstown.

She was born April 13, 1911, in Mason County, a daughter of Edward and Amanda Jane Widner Smith. She married Theodore Reed Wright in 1929 in Beardstown. He died June 7, 1992.

Surviving are four sons, Charles of Browning, Rodney of Rushville, Theodore of Point Pleasant, W.Va., and Jack of Dickerson, Texas; three daughters, Fay Perry, Donna Smykal and Thursa Ford, all of Beardstown; one brother, Herbert Smith of Eureka, Mo.; two sisters, Verla McMullen of rural Astoria and Vada Carpenter of Havana; 25 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Browning Assembly of God Church.

Services were held Saturday at Sager Funeral Home. Burial was in Browning Cemetery.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/25/1998

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