ROYCE, Pearl Marie (Coy)

Date of birth: 25 January 1888, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 5 September 1967, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, September 6, 1967

Pearl M. Royse
      A seven year illness proved 
fatal to Mrs. Pearl M. Royse, 
widow of the late Elmer Royse, 
Tuesday afternoon at 12:45 oclock 
in the Johnson County Memorial 
Hospital.  She had been a patient 
at the hospital for six weeks.
      Funeral services have been 
set for 2 o'clock Friday after-
noon and wil be in the Vandivier-
Parsley Funeral Home.  The Rev. 
Ray Bozell, of Edinburg, will be 
in charge of the rites, with burial 
taking place in Rest Haven Cemetery 
at Edinburg.
      Friends may call at the funeral 
home at any time after 2 o'clock 
Thursday afternoon and until time 
for the services.  They are invited 
to attend the rites.
      Mrs. Royse was born Jan. 25, 
1888, in Bartholomew County and was 
the daughter of the late Jesse T. 
and Margaret Neville Coy.  She was 
educated in the Bartholomew county 
      At Columbus on Aug. 29, 1906, 
she became the bride of Mr. Royse
and a daughter was born to them.
      The major portion of Mrs. 
Royse's life was spent in Bar-
tholomew County and 17 years ago 
she moved to Franklin and resided 
at 715 North Forsyth Street.
      Although Mrs. Royse was a 
member of the New Bethel Christian 
Church in the Atterbury area, she 
attended the Memorial Church in 
Franklin as long as her health 
      She was an avid gardener and 
lover of flowers.
      The daughter, Mrs. Grafton 
(Mildred) Webster, of Franklin, nieces 
and nephews, are the survivors.
      On June 9, 1947, Mr. Royse died, 
and two sisters and a brother also 
preceded her in death.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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