Margaret VanHoy WrightSLAUGHTERS, KY., — Margaret VanHoy Wright, 88, of Slaughters passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Colonial Terrace Health Care in Sebree, KY. She was born on August 16, 1931 in Slaughters to the late Beverly and Paul VanHoy. Margaret was formerly an executive secretary for Delta Airlines. She attended Slaughters First United Methodist Church during her youth and later moved to Nashville, TN and was a member of Hermitage United Methodist Church. Margaret loved traveling and photography.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Dwight Wright, her sisters Jo Ann Beshear and Gene Proctor.

Survivors include her daughters Debbie (Fred) Burks and Carla Sturm both of Manassas, VA., nephews Mike (Rhonda) Beshear, Brian (Wendy) Beshear, Laroy Proctor and Maury Proctor, niece Lu Ann Jerles, many great nephews and great nieces, 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 1pm on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Slaughters First United Methodist Church with Pastor Josh Tharp officiating. Burial to follow at Slaughters Cemetery. Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville is in charge of the arrangements.

The visitation will be from 11am until the funeral hour Saturday at the church.

The pallbearers are Fred Burks, Jimmy Mounts, Calvin Wright, Chuck Wright, Chad Cornell and Jason Law.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Slaughters First United Methodist Church 15290 Ky-120 Slaughters, KY 42456.

Condolences may be made to the family at

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