WIREY, Tressie Elizabeth (Compton)

Date of birth: 20 Dec 1890 Indiana

Date of death: 28 Oct 1960 Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, October 29, 1960

Tressie E. Wirey Rites Announced
EDINBURG — Mrs. Tressie E. Wirey, widow of the late 
Orphia Wirey of Edinburg, died at the home of a daughter, 
Mrs. Paul Gillespie in Fort Wayne at 11:45 a.m. Friday 
following a long illness.
      The Rev. William Schuermann will conduct funeral 
rites in the Edinburg Christian Chruch at 2 p.m. Monday 
and burial will be made in Rest Haven Cemetery.  Friends 
may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 
after 2 p.m. Sunday.  The body will be taken to the church 
at 1 p.m. Monday.
      Mrs. Wirey was born on Dec. 20, 1890, the daughter of 
Moses and Laura Mitchell Compton.  In 1911 she married 
Orphia Wirey who died in 1955.  She was a member of the 
Edinburg Christian Church, Eastern Star lodge, Christian 
Women's Fellowship and Home Economics club.
      Mrs. Wirey leaves two daughters, Mrs. Paul Gillespie of 
Fort Wayne and Mrs. David McNeal of Flint, Mich.; three 
sisters, Mrs. Denzil Clark, Mrs. Catherine Wertz of Edinburg 
and Mrs. Martin Holdcroft of Franklin; two brothers, Earl 
Compton of Columbus, Ohio and Ralph Compton of Acton, 
Ind.; and six grandchildren.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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