COY, Mary Louisa (Hill)

Date of birth: 4 Aug 1858 Brown County, Indiana

Date of death: 20 Oct 1941 Franklin

Franklin Evening Star, October 21, 1941

Mrs. Mary Coy Passes at 83

Dies at Daughter's Home in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Oct. 21 - Mrs. Mary Louisa Coy, 83, passed away Monday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elsworth Williamson on North Franklin street, where she had been ill for the past several months.

The deceased was born in Brown county, August 4, 1858, the daughter of Charles and Mildred Handy Hill. She was joined in marriage August 4, 1878, to Jacob S. Coy and six children were born of the union, three of the children, Charles, Minnie and Ora, and the husband preceded her in death.

Surviving are three children, Mrs. Williamson with whom she made her home, Mrs. Ben Sutton and William Coy of Indianapolis. Two sisters survive and are, Mrs. Clara Parks of Trafalgar, and Mrs. Ida Parks of Indianapolis, and also eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to call at anytime at the home of her daughter, where the body has been removed from the Mutz funeral home, until time for the services which will be held at the Anderson church where the deceased had been a life-long member. The Rev. Ray Bozell will have charge of the services. Interment will be made at the Anderson church cemetery.

Edinburgh Daily Courier, October 21, 1941

Mrs. Mary Coy Died Monday

Mrs. Mary Louisa Coy, age 83, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Elsworth Williamson on north Franklin street here at 3 p.m. Monday following a long illness.

Funeral rites conducted by Rev. Ray Bozell will be held from the Anderson church, where the deceased was a member, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be made in the Anderson church cemetery. Friends may call at the Williamson residence at any time.

The deceased was born August 4, 1858 in Brown County, the daughter of Charles and Mildred Handy Hill and was married to Jacob S. Coy, August 4, 1878. The husband and three children, Charles, Minnie and Ora Coy preceded her in death.

Surviving are three children, Mrs. Elsworth Williamson and Mrs. Ben Sutton of Edinburg and William M. Coy of Indianapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Ira Parks of Indianapolis and Mrs. Clara Parks of Trafalgar; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren and others.

Columbus Republic, October 21, 1941

MRS. MARY COY, EDINBURG, DIES

Widow, 83, Succumbs to Long Illness

Funeral Wednesday.

Edinburg, Oct. 21 — Mrs. Mary Louisa Coy, 83, died at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elsworth Williamson, after a long illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Anderson church, west of Edinburg. The Rev. Ray Bozell will be in charge and burial will be in the cemetery near the church. Friends may call at the Williamson residence.

Mrs. Coy was born Aug. 4, 1858, in Brown county, the daughter of Charles and Mildred Handy Hill, and was married on her 20th birthday to Jacob S. Coy.

The husband and three children, Charles, Minnie and Ora Coy, preceded her in death.

Three children, Mrs. Williamson and Mrs. Ben Sutton of Edinburg and William M. Coy of Indianapolis survive. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ida Parks of Indianapolis and Mrs. Clara Parks of Trafalgar; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Submitted by Mark Wirey