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Minerva (Wright) Southerton

June 20, 1956 ~ September 24, 2022 (age 66) 66 Years Old
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Minerva Francis (Wright) Southerton, 66, of Kokomo passed away at 10:49 AM on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at her home with family after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Prestonsburg, KY on June 20, 1956, the daughter of Thomas and Vera (Huddleston) Wright and raised in Peru.

Family was very important to Minerva and she loved spending time with them, especially during Sunday dinner. She was an avid reader and a huge Elvis fan. Minerva thoroughly enjoyed watching the LA Dodgers, Colts football and Peyton Manning. She also enjoyed spending time gardening, going to garage sales and thrift stores and having fun at the casino.

Minerva is survived by her children Larry Wright,  Melissa Nickels, Terry (Shelly) Southerton, Jr. and Melody (Sean) Jones all of Kokomo, IN; grandchildren Kody Hileman, Courtney (Cody) Hileman, Kylie (Kevin) Hall, Emmaleigh Skye Southerton, Blake (Olivia) Newby, Caden Jones and Shawna Jones; great grandchildren Kenya Arthur, Kinslee Vaske, Malakhi Vaske, Kashius Miller, Sage Hall, Thyme Hall, Blakeleigh Newby, Theodore Newby, Amaiyah Miller, Mahala Miller and Aleiyah Miller; nephews James (Angie) Nice, Robert (Christy) Nice, and Lonnie (Jessica) Nice and niece Donna (Mark)Walther.

She was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Vera, brothers Thomas Wright and Greeley Wright and granddaughter Emmaleigh Southerton.

A memorial gathering celebrating the life of Minerva Southerton will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru to help offset funeral expenses.

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Services

Memorial Gathering
Wednesday
October 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
84 W. Main Street
Peru, IN 46970

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