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Henry Alvin Wirey
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1877
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1950
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Parents: John Wirey Jr. and Matilda Hanks

Siblings: Alonzo Albert Wirey and Ida May Wirey Wray

Wife: Nettie C. Coy (married 16 Sep 1899 Bartholomew Co., IN)

Children: Cecil May Wirey Hamilton, Orville Austin Wirey, Oris A. Wirey, Floyd R. Wirey, Lillian Esther Wirey Warren, Hazel Irene Wirey, Margaret H. Wirey Wantland, and Marion Edward Wirey plus an unidentified infant daughter

Obituary: Franklin Evening Star 5 Apr 1950
Alvin Wirey Dies At Home Today
Funeral Rites Set For Saturday Morning

After an illness of 15 months, Alvin Wirey, died at his home in the Union community Wednesday morning at 5:55 o'clock. He suffered a heart attack on Jan. 3, 1949 and two months ago his condition become critical when he suffered another attack.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Edinburg Methodist Church Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The Rev. Ray Bozell will be in charge of the service with the Rev. George Wyatt, of the Union Christian Church, assisting. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Vandivier funeral home Thursday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock, Friday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m., in the evening from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday until time for the service. They are invited to attend the rites.

Born Near Nineveh

Mr. Wirey was born south of Nineveh, Nov. 23, 1876, and was the son of John and Matilda Hanks Wirey. His entire life had been spent in Johnson County where he was a farmer.

On Sept. 16, 1899 he was married to Nettie Coy and they were the parents of seven children. They had observed their golden wedding anniversary last September, but due to his failing health there had been no celebration.

At an early age Mr. Wirey had united with the New Bethel Christian Church in Brown County and during the remainder of his life he had retained his membership there.

Those who survive Mr. Wirey with the widow are three daughters, Mrs. Wayne Hamilton, of Morgantown; Mrs. Fletcher Warren, of Edgewood; Mrs. Calvin A. Wantland, of Indianapolis; and four sons, Orville Wirey, of Speedway City; Oris Wirey, of Dunkirk; Floyd Wirey, of Trafalgar; and Marion Wirey, of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Others remaining are 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a brother, Lon Wirey, of Franklin; and one sister, Mrs. William Wray, of Hopewell.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wirey (1851 - 1913)
  Matilda Hanks Wirey (1848 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Nettie C Coy Wirey (1879 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Cecil May Wirey Hamilton (1900 - 1967)*
  Orville Austin Wirey (1901 - 1980)*
  Infant Daughter Wirey (1903 - 1903)*
  Oris A Wirey (1904 - 1971)*
  Floyd R Wirey (1905 - 1989)*
  Lillian Esther Wirey Warren (1908 - 1967)*
  Hazel Irene Wirey (1910 - 1913)*
  Margaret H Wirey Wantland (1914 - 2008)*
  Marion Edward Wirey (1918 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Alvin Wirey (1877 - 1950)
  Alonzo Albert Wirey (1878 - 1967)*
  Ida May Wirey Wray (1880 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Death Is Only a Shadow Across the Path to Heaven
 
Burial:
Rest Haven Cemetery
Edinburgh
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Breeding Section K row 57
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20415024
Henry Alvin Wirey
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Henry Alvin Wirey
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Added by: jwright
 
 
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In memory of my 1st Cousin 2 times removed
- Mark E. Wirey
 Added: Sep. 21, 2011
 
 
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