COY, Emma Elizabeth (Barnhill)

Date of birth: 8 Nov 1868 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 5 May 1952 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Columbus Evening Republican, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, May 6, 1952

Mrs. Emma Coy, Dies in Johnson Co. Hospital
      Mrs. Elizabeth Coy, 83, native of Bartholomew county, 
died at 10 o'clock Monday night in the Johnson County 
Memorial Hospital.  Mrs. Reba Boll, Route 4, is a daughter 
of Mrs. Coy.
      Mrs. Coy had made her home with her son, Dallas Coy, 
near Whiteland.  She had been in ill health for 18 months.
      Mrs. Coy was born Nov. 8, 1868, to James D. and Amanda 
Parks Barnhill in Bartholomew County.  She was married 
April 15, 1886, to Samuel Coy, who died June 9, 1933.  She 
had lived in Bartholomew County for 73 years, until moving 
to the home of her son 10 years ago.  She was a member of 
the Evangelical United Brethren Church southwest of 
      Surviving besides Mrs. Boll and the son Dallas, are two 
other sons, Ralph E. Coy and Aubrey Coy, both of Rushville.
      Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday 
afternoon at the Methodist church in Edinburg.  Burial will be 
at Rest Haven Cemetery there.  
      The casket will be moved to the Dallas Coy home where 
it will be open Wednesday until time of going to the church.

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, May 6, 1952

Franklin Evening Star 6 May 1952
Mrs. Emma E. Coy Dies At Hospital
Funeral Rites To Be Held At Edinburg
WHITELAND, May 6. - Death came to Mrs. Emma Elizabeth 
Coy, age 83, in the Johnson County Memorial Hospital Monday 
night.  She had been in failing health for 18 months.
      Funeral services are to be conducted at the Edinburg Metho-
dist Church Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Wilma 
Allen, pastor of the Honey Creek E.U.B. Church, officiating.  
Assisting will be the Rev. Sylvia Henby, and the Rev. B. K.
 Johnson.  Burial will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery.
      The body will be taken from the Flinn & Maguire Funeral 
Home to the home of her son, Dallas Coy, two miles west 
of Whiteland Wednesday afternoon and friends are invited 
to call and to attend the rites.
Resided in Kansas Community
      Mrs. Coy was born in Bartholomew County on Nov. 8, 
1868, and was the daughter of James D. and Amanda Park 
Barnhill.  She lived on a farm in the Kansas community 
for 73 years.  When this land was purchased for Camp 
Atterbury she moved with her son and his family to their 
present home.
      She was married to Samuel W. Coy in Bartholomew 
County on April 15, 1886, and they were the parents of 
five children.
      In her girlhood, Mrs. Coy united with the New Light 
Christian Church and after moving to Whiteland she trans-
ferred her membership to the Honey Creek Church.
      Surviving are the three sons, Ralph E. Coy, Aubrey D. 
Coy, of Rushville, and Dallas Coy; one daughter, Mrs. Reba 
Boll, of Columbus.
      Also remaining are four grandchildren, Deloris Coy, of 
Akron, O.; Wayne Coy, of Columbus; Mrs. Louise Angle 
and Donald Coy, of Rushville; and five great-grandchildren.
      Mr. Coy died June 9, 1933 and one daughter, Martha A., 
preceded the mother in death.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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