WIREY, Mary Belle (Coy)

Date of birth: 28 November 1862, Brown County, Indiana

Date of death: 7 October 1944, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, October 9, 1944

MARY B. WIREY RITES TUESDAY
Aged Edinburg Woman Had Suffered 
Long Illness-Died Saturday
EDINBURG.  Oct 9 - Mrs. Mary B. Wirey, 
age 81, mother of Mrs. Ben Keaton of 
Franklin, died Saturday at her home 
in Edinburg following a long illness.  
She was the widow of Michael Wirey and 
had lived in Edinburg 41 years.
      Funeral services will be held Tues-
day at 2 p.m. at the Edinburg Christian 
Church and burial will be made in Rest 
Haven Cemetery.  Friends are invited to 
call at the home and to attend the services. 
      Mrs. Wirey was born Nov. 28, 1862 
in Brown County, the daughter of John and 
Sally Anderson Coy.  Her father, a Union 
soldier, was killed in the Civil War be-
fore she was born.  He is buried in a 
Tennessee military cemetery.  On March 16, 
1882, she was united in marriage to Michael 
Wirey, who preceded her in death 22 years 
ago.
      Surviving are five children.  Mrs. 
Cora Galey, Orphia Wirey and Mrs. Ben 
Keaton of Franklin and Prentice Wirey, 
A.A.A. 1 c. U.S.N., Patuxent River, Md., 
who with his family arrived Monday to 
attend the services.  Nine grandchildren 
and two great grandchildren survive.  Mrs. 
Wirey was the last member of 
her immediate family. 
      Mrs. Wirey was a member of the 
Edinburg Christian Church.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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