Margaret M. (Ellis) Wirey

Date of birth: 28 July 1906  Boyle County, Kentucky
Date of death: 21 August 1982  Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal 23 Aug 1982
Former seamstress
Margaret Wirey
      Margaret E. Wirey, 76, Trafalgar, died Saturday evening at Johnson County
Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient for four days.  She had
been in failing health for 10 years.
      Born July 28, 1906, in Boyle County, Ky., she was the daughter of Frank
and Anna (Whitehouse) Ellis.  She married Floyd Wirey June 30, 1927.  He
      Mrs. Wirey had worked as a seamstress at Camp Atterbury during World War
II and at the Rider Canning Factory in Trafalgar.  She was a member of the
Mount Carmel Church of Christ and its Ladies Aid Society.
      A services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel Church
of Christ by Jerry Pittman and Clarence Taylor.  Friends may call after 5
p.m. today and after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in
Franklin and at the church before the service Wednesday.
      Survivors include two daughters, Delores Bowling, Indianapolis, Betty Jean
Sloan, Tucson, Ariz., and three sons, Wendall Wirey, Mooresville, Francis
Wirey, Indianapolis, and Arthur Wirey, Trafalgar.
      Also surviving are two sisters, Ethel Smith, New Palestine, and Gladys
Cockran, Trafalgar; 18 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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