WIREY, Nettie C. (Coy)

Date of birth: 11 June 1879, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 21 April 1962, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, April 21, 1962

Nettie C. Wirey dies Saturday
      Mrs. Nettie C. Wirey, formerly 
of Johnson County, died in the Hilltop 
Nursing Home at Greenwood, Saturday 
morning at 5:15 o'clock.  She had 
been ill for the past year and two 
weeks ago her condition became criti-
      Funeral services have been set 
for 10 o'clock Tuesday morning and 
will be in the Edinburg Methodist 
Church, with burial following in 
Rest Haven Cemetery there.
      Friends may call at the Vandivier-
Parsley Funeral Home in Franklin Sunday 
afternoon from 2 until 5 o'clock, at 
night from 7 to 9 o'clock and the same 
hours on Monday.  They are invited to 
attend the rites.  
      Mrs. Wirey was born in Bartholomew 
County on June 11, 1879, and was the 
daughter of the late John Wesley and 
Hannah Milnes Coy.  She was educated 
in the Bartholomew County schools.
Moved To County
      She became the bride of Alvin 
Wirey on April 16, 1899, and nine 
children were born to them.  Shortly 
after their marriage, the family 
moved to Johnson County. 
      After the death of Mr. Wirey 
on April 5, 1950, Mrs. Wirey sold the 
farm and moved to 4955 Camden Street 
in Indianapolis.  The last two years, 
she had made her home with her children. 
      In her girlhood, Mrs. Wirey united 
with the New Bethel Christian Church in 
Brown County, now part of Camp Atterbury, 
and as long as the church was in exis-
tence, had continued her membership there.
      The survivors are four sons, Orville 
Wirey, of Speedway; Oris Wirey, of Dunkirk; 
Floyd Wirey, of Trafalgar; Maurice Wirey, 
of Las Vegas, Nev.; and three daughters, 
Mrs. Wayne Hamilton, of Morgantown; Mrs. 
Fletcher Warren, of Greenwood; and Mrs. 
Calvin A. Wantland, of Indianapolis.
      Others remaining are 16 grandchildren, 
31 great-grandchildren, four great-great-
grandchildren, seven sisters, and three 
      Two children preceded Mrs. Wirey 
in death.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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