WIREY, Sadie Elizabeth (Coy)

Date of birth: 17 Sep 1878 Brown County, Indiana

Date of death: 25 Feb 1967 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 27, 1967

Mrs. Sadie E. Wirey 
dies at Co. hospital
FRANKLIN  Mrs. Sadie 
Elizabeth Wirey, 88, 
died at 10 a.m. Satur-
day in the Johnson 
County Hospital.  She 
had been in failing 
health for one month 
and seriously ill for 
48 hours. 
      The funeral 
service will be 
conducted at 2 p.m. 
Tuesday from the Van-
divier-Parsley Funeral 
Home.  Friends may 
call at any time.  
Officiating for the 
services will be the 
Rev. William Valentine 
of Grace Methodist 
Church, assisted by Dr. 
Robert Baldridge of 
Lawrence.   Burial 
will be in Rest Haven 
Cemetery at Edinburg. 
      Mrs. Wirey was 
born September 17, 1878 
in Brown County, the 
daughter of Matthew and 
Rebecca Ann Poe Coy.  
She was the last member 
of her family that 
consisted of one girl 
and six boys.  Her 
education was received 
in Brown County schools. 
      On February 12, 
1898, she was married 
at Nashville, Ind., to 
L.A. Wirey who survives.  
For the last 20 years 
they had lived in Shelby 
County, but prior to that 
time had lived in Johnson 
County for 50 years. 
      Mrs. Wirey was a 
member of Grace Methodist 
Church and was very active 
in all church affairs as 
long as her health permitted.
      Surviving with the 
husband are three sons: Rev. 
Carl O. Wirey of Auburn, 
Ind.; Wayne A. Wirey of 
New Albany; Dallas O. Wirey 
of Franklin; one daughter, 
Mrs. Herbert Sophia Beaman 
of Franklin; five grand-
children and 9 great-
grandchildren.  An infant 
daughter, Alta Marie preceded 
her in death.

Source: Franklin Evening, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 27, 1967

SADIE WIREY RITES 
TO BE HELD TUESDAY
      Funeral services for 
Mrs. Sadie Elizabeth Wirey 
will be conducted Tuesday 
at 2 p.m. in the Vandivier 
Parsley Funeral Home with 
the Rev. William Valentine, 
of the Grace Methodist Church, 
assisted by Dr. Robert 
Baldridge, of Lawrence, 
in charge of the service.  
Burial will be at Rest 
Haven Cemetery.
      Friends may call 
anytime at the funeral home.
Died Saturday
      Mrs. Wirey died 
Saturday morning at the 
Johnson County Memorial 
Hospital where she had 
been seriously ill for 4
8 hours.  She had been ill 
for a month.
      Born Sept. 17, 1878, 
in Brown County, she was 
the daughter of Matthew 
and Rebecca Ann Poe Coy.
      She married L. A. 
Wirey Feb. 12, 1898 in 
Nashville.
      Mrs. Wirey had lived 
in Johnson County for 50 
years and had resided in 
Shelby County for the past 
20 years. 
      She was a member of 
the Grace Methodist Church, 
and was active in many church 
activities.
Mrs. Wirey is survived by her 
husband; three sons, the Rev. 
Carl O. Wirey, of Auburn; 
Wayne A. Wirey, of New Albany; 
Dallas O. Wirey, of Franklin; 
one daughter, Mrs. Herbert 
(Sophia) Beaman, of Franklin; 
five grandchildren and 9 
great-grandchildren.
      Six brothers, and a 
daughter, Alta Marie, preceded 
her in death.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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