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