Linda Lou (Elliott) Wright, 70, of Princeton, passed
away Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
Linda was born April 4, 1945 in Princeton to Clarence W. ‘Joe’ and Martha R. (Hunt) Elliott.
Linda held many jobs including; working as a telephone operator for the Princeton Telephone Co., a receptionist for International Steel and a switch operator for Gibson General Hospital. She was also in management at the Princeton Marathon and as an associate at Lowe’s and Menards. Retiring after 15 years at Hansen Manufacturing Company, Linda became a caregiver for the elderly. For the last 10 months, she returned to work at Hansen’s as a ‘retiree’ temporary worker.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, infant son, Jerry Joe Wright in 1966 and her cats, Sheba and Shasta who were so special to her.
Linda was a Christian and had attended Bethel Memorial Church. She was well known throughout the area and had a host of friends.
She is survived by two brothers, Harold (Sue) Elliott of Benton, Illinois; Robert (Noralee) Elliott of Warrenton. IN; four sisters, Janet (Joe) Douglas of Princeton; Sandra Sue Elliott of Mount Vernon, IN; Mary (Buddy) Tingler of Yuma, AZ; and Donna (Don) White of Haubstadt; special friend, Burt Dickison of Center Point, IN, several nephews, nieces, and cousins, including special niece and nephew, Jill (White) Palmer, and Paul White.
Linda’s three cats, Sophia, Samantha, and Wendy survive her and will soon need a new home.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday December 16, 2015, at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbia “White” Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.