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COY, Lora

Date of birth: 6 November 1887, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 24 October 1970, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, Saturday, October 24, 1970

Lora Coy, 82, dies, 
services are Monday
     Funeral rites for Mr. Lora Coy, 
of route four Franklin will be 2 p.m. 
Monday at Mutz Funeral Home in Edin-
burg with Rev. Ray Bozell officiating.  
Burial will be made in Rest Haven 
Cemetery.  Personal may call at the 
funeral home after 2 p.m. Sunday.
      Mr. Coy died Saturday morning 
in Johnson County Memorial Hospital.  
Seven children and eight brothers 
survive. Mr. Coy was 82 years old.

Source: Columbus Republican, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, Sunday, October 25, 1970

LORA COY, 84, DIES TODAY
EDINBURG - Lora Coy, 84, of Franklin 
route 4 died today at Johnson County 
Memorial Hospital in Franklin after 
a 5-week illness.  Mr. Coy had been 
a farmer all his life.
      Funeral services will be con-
ducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Mutz 
Funeral Home by the Rev. Ray Bozell.  
Persons may call after 2 p.m. Sunday.  
Burial will be at Rest Haven.
      Mr. Coy was born in Bartholomew 
County Nov. 6, 1887, the son of John 
Wesley and Melissa Milnes Coy.  In 
1908 he married the former Miss Mina 
McKee who survives.
      Also surviving are four sons, 
Hansel Coy and Dennis Lee Coy, both 
of Franklin, Clifford Coy, Nineveh, 
and Denzil Neal Coy of Columbus route 
4; three daughters, Mrs. Carmen Freese 
of Edgewood, Mrs. Etheleen Voris of 
Greenwood and Mrs. Mercedes Park of 
Nineveh; a brother, Emerson Coy of 
Shelbyville; seven sisters, Mrs. Cora 
Clark and Mrs. Lena Waltz of Trafalger, 
Mrs. Delea Galley of Columbus, Mrs. 
Arie Fordyce of Edinburg, Mrs. Bessie 
Campbell and Mrs. Esma Campbell of 
Pennsylvania and Mrs. Gladys McKee 
of Oceanside, Calif.; 21 grandchildren 
and 27 great-grandchildren.  He was 
preceded in death by a daughter, 
four brothers and three sisters. 
.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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