DRAGOO, Josephine (Coy)

Date of birth: 11 October 1895, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 21 May 1965, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, May 21, 1965

Josephine Dragoo Dies In Hospital
      Mrs. Josephine Dragoo, widow of the late 
Calvin E. Dragoo, died in the Johnson County 
Memorial Hospital at 10:15 o'clock Friday 
morning.  She had been in failing health for 
a number of years and last Sunday her con-
dition became critical.
      Funeral services will be conducted in the 
Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home Monday 
morning at 10 o'clock with the Rev. John 
Hancock, pastor of the Community Congre-
gational Church, in charge of the services.  
Burial will take place in Greenlawn Cemetery.
      Friends may call at the funeral home at 
any time after 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon 
and until time for the services.  They are in-
vited to attend the rites.
      The daughter of the late John and Lydia 
Walters Coy, Mrs. Dragoo was born in Bar-
tholomew County on October 16, 1895.
      A life resident of Johnson County, Mrs. 
Dragoo attended the rural schools of this county.
      At Franklin on Sept. 9, 1918, she became 
the bride of Mr. Dragoo and a son was born to 
them.  Mr. Dragoo died on Aug. 22, 1953.
      Mrs. Dragoo was a member of the Community 
Congregational Church and as long as her health 
permitted, she had been active in church work.
      The survivors are the son, Donald W. Dragoo, 
of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a grandson, Stephen Wallace 
Dragoo; three brothers, L.B. Coy, of Whiteland; 
Oliver Coy, of Franklin; Hugh Coy, of Shelbyville; 
and a sister, Mrs. Elsie Parsley, of Franklin.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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