Nora Bowman Wright, 96, of Science Hill passed away Friday, December 30, 2022, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Jean Waddle Care Center.
She was born July 5, 1926; daughter of the late Luther & Jalia (Abney) Bowman. She was the wife of Melvin Ellis Wright, Sr. for 29 years, until his passing. She was a great homemaker and loved her family and grandchildren very much and was loved by them. Nora loved to sew, especially making little cabbage patch dolls after her kids were grown up. Her best hobbies were outside taking care of her flowers and gardening. She was a member of the Campground Baptist Church. She loved the Lord and was constantly reading her Bible in the morning until her health failed her.
She is survived by her children, Linda & (Don) Ping of Somerset, Melvin Ellis Wright, Jr. of Science Hill; stepdaughter, Sue Bailey of Matthews, North Carolina; grandchildren, Ricky & (Betty) Ping of Somerset, Donald William "Billy" Ping of Springfield, Kentucky, Bryan & (Angela) Wright of Lexington, Kentucky; Carrie & (Glen) Tyler Evansville, IN, and Laurie Wright of Cincinnati, OH; and three great-grandchildren, Ashley & (Nathan) Stout of Somerset, Brittany & (Justin) Blosser of Science Hill, and Edgar Tyler of Evansville, Indiana; great-great grandchild, Brynlee Stout, and five adopted great-great-grandchildren, Brian, J.P., Olivia, Elijah, and Noah Blosser; along with many nieces and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Garry Wright from Versailles, Kentucky; brothers, Robert Bowman, Isaac Bowman, Casper Bowman, Earnest Bowman, and Edd Bowman; sisters, Wilmoth Clark and Ethel Clark; half-brother, Burgess Abney; and half-sister, Leeoma Abney.
A service of remembrance will be held at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 5, 2023 with Bro. Vestal Meece and Justin Blosser officiating.
Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends after 11 AM Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com