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Sophia Mae Wirey Beaman
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1900
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1994
Franklin
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Parents: Alonzo Albert Wirey and Sarah Elizabeth Coy

Siblings: Carl Otto Wirey, Dallas Oscar Wirey, Wayne Arnold Wirey, and Alta Marie Wirey

Husband: Herbert William Beaman (married 31 Mar 1929 Johnson Co., IN)

Children: Marilyn Beaman Kerner, Marvin Dale Beaman, and Phyllis Ann Beaman Landauer Baker

Obituary #1: Franklin Daily Journal 11 Oct 1994
FRANKLIN Sophia Mae Beaman

Sophia Mae Beaman, 94, died Monday at Franklin United Methodist Home. She was a resident of Franklin.

She was born March 4, 1900, in Brown County. Her parents were Alonzo Albert Wirey and Sara Elizabeth (Coy) Wirey. She married Herbert W. Beaman March 31, 1929, in Johnson County. He preceded her in death Jan. 27, 1993. Survivors include a son, Marvin Beaman of Franklin; two daughters, Marilyn Kerner and Phyllis Baker; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by three brothers, the Rev. Carl Wirey, Dallas Wirey and Wayne Wirey; and a sister, Alta Marie Wirey.

She graduated from Franklin High School and Winona Lake Normal College.

She was a homemaker and farmer with her late husband.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Martha Circle, Gleaners Sunday School class and Franklin United Methodist Women group of the church, Zeta Psi sorority, and Johnson County Farm Bureau. She was past president of Union Community Extension Home Economic Club.

The Rev. J. Wesley Hertel will conduct a service at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright Memorial Chapel at Franklin United Methodist Home. Friends may call from noon to time of service Thursday in the chapel. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin. Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in Franklin is handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin United Methodist Home, 1070 W. Jefferson St., Franklin, Ind. 46131.


Obituary #2: Columbus Republic 11 Oct 1994
Born in Brown County
SOPHIA MAE BEAMAN, FRANKLIN

Word has been received here of the death of Sophia Mae Beaman, 94, of Franklin. She died Monday, Oct. 10, 1994, at Franklin United Methodist Home.

She was a 1920 graduate of Franklin High School and attended Winona Lake Normal College. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Martha Circle, Gleaners Sunday school class, Franklin United Methodist Women, Zeta Psi sorority and Johnson County Farm Bureau. She also was past president of Union Community Extension Home Ec. Club.

Funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright Memorial Chapel at Franklin United Methodist Home, with the Rev. J. Wesley Hertel officiating. Calling will be from noon until service time Thursday at the chapel. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Franklin United Methodist Home, 1070 W. Jefferson St., Franklin IN 46131.

Mrs. Beaman was born in Brown County March 4, 1900, the daughter of Alonzo Albert and Sara Elizabeth Coy Wirey. She married Herbert W. Beaman March 31, 1929, in Johnson County. He preceded her in death Jan. 27, 1993.

She is survived by a son, Marvin Beaman of Franklin; daughters, Marilyn Kerner and Phyllis Baker; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, the Rev. Carl Wirey and Dallas and Wayne Wirey; and an infant sister, Alta Marie Wirey.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alonzo Albert Wirey (1878 - 1967)
  Sarah Elizabeth Coy Wirey (1878 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Herbert William Beaman (1900 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sophia Mae Wirey Beaman (1900 - 1994)
  Dallas Oscar Wirey (1903 - 1990)*
  Wayne Arnold Wirey (1905 - 1991)*
  Alta Marie Wirey (1909 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Franklin
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20434279
Sophia Mae <i>Wirey</i> Beaman
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Sophia Mae <i>Wirey</i> Beaman
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
Sophia Mae <i>Wirey</i> Beaman
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