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Oma Inez Wirey Kelley
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1895
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1963
Columbus
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Parents: Michael Wirey and Mary Belle Coy

Siblings: Cora Ludesta Wirey Galey, Clauda I. Wirey, Lauda E. Wirey, Orphia Ray Wirey, Sula Ann Wirey Keaton, and Prentice Delores Wirey

Husband: Leo Anthony Kelley (married 9 Aug 1916 Edinburgh, Johnson Co., IN)

Children: Inez Evelyn Kelley Newkirk and Paul Calvin Kelley

Obituary #1: Columbus Evening Republican 14 Mar 1963
Oma Kelley, 67, Dies

Mrs. Oma Kelley, 67, a real estate dealer in Edinburg, died at 1:30 a.m. today at Bartholomew County Hospital. She entered the hospital Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. Kelley was a member of the Edinburg Christian church, Christian Women's fellowship, Loyal Workers Sunday School class, Business Women's club and was a deaconess in the church.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Edinburg Church, conducted by the Rev. William Schuermann, with burial at Rest Haven Cemetery. Persons may call at the Mutz Funeral Home in Edinburg from 3 p.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Saturday.

Born in Brown County Aug. 30, 1895, she was the daughter of Michael and Mary Coy Wirey.

Surviving with the husband, Leo Kelley, whom she married Aug. 9, 1916, is a son, Paul Kelley of Evansville; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Newkirk of Cortland; two sisters, Mrs. Sula Keaton of Greenwood and Mrs. Cora Galey of Edinburg; a brother, Prentice of Clinton, Tenn.; and eight grandchildren. A brother, Orphia, preceded her in death.


Obituary #2: Edinburg Daily Courier 14 Mar 1963
MRS. OMA KELLEY DIES TODAY

Mrs. Oma Kelley died at 1:30 A.M. today at the Bartholomew County Hospital. She entered the Hospital yesterday.

Mrs. Kelley had recently been ill with the flu but had attended church services last Sunday.

Funeral services at 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the Edinburg Christian Church will be conducted by the Reverend William Schuermann. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home after 3:00 P.M. Friday. The body will be taken to the Church at 1:00 P.M. Saturday.

Mrs. Kelley was in the real estate business here, was born in Brown County on August 30, 1895. Here parents were Michael and Mary Coy Wirey.

On August 9, 1961 (1916) she married Leo Kelley who survives.

Surviving children are Paul Kelley of Evansville and Mrs. Evelyn Newkirk of Cortland. There are eight grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Sula Keaton of Greenwood and Mrs. Cora Galey of Edinburg and a brother, Prentice Wirey of Clinton, Tennessee.

Mrs. Kelley was a member of the Christian Church, the Christian Woman's Fellowship, the Loyal Workers Class and was a Deaconess. She also was a member of the Edinburg Business Woman's Club.


Obituary #3: Franklin Evening Star 14 Mar 1963
Edinburg Real Estate Dealer Dies Thursday

EDINBURG -- Mrs. Oma Kelley, Edinburg real estate dealer, died at 1:30 o'clock Thursday morning in the Bartholomew County Hospital where she was admitted Wednesday.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Edinburg Christian church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. William S. Schuermann, pastor of the church, in charge of the services. Burial is to be made in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Mutz Funeral Home at any time after 3 o'clock Friday afternoon and until 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon when the body will be taken to the church.

Brown County Native

Mrs. Kelley was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Coy Wirey and was born in Brown County on Aug. 30, 1895.

She became the bride of Leo Kelley on Aug. 9, 1916, and two children were born to them.

A member of the Edinburg Christian Church, Mrs. Kelley was a deaconess, member of the C.W.F., Loyal Workers class and Edinburg Business Women.

Those who survive with the husband are a son, Paul Kelley, of Evansville; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Newkirk of Cortland; and eight grandchildren.

Others remaining are two sisters, Mrs. Sula Keaton, of Greenwood; Mrs. Cora Galey, of Edinburg; and a brother, Prentice Wirey, of Clinton, Tenn.


Obituary #4: Edinburg Daily Courier 16 Mar 1963
Funeral Services For Mrs. Leo Kelley

The Reverend William Schuermann conducted funeral services at the Edinburg Christian Church today for Mrs. Leo Kelley. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery.

During the services Mrs. Virgil Wheeler, accompanied by Mrs. Owen Breeding, sang hymns.

Pallbearers were Herbert Simmons, Glenn Adams, Elsa Cain, Forest Kelley, Clancy Watson and Charles Gundrum.


Obituary #5: Franklin Evening Star 16 Mar 1963
MRS. OMA KELLEY SERVICES CONDUCTED

EDINBURG -- Services for Mrs. Oma Kelley were conducted in the Edinburg Christian Church by the Rev. William (Schuermann) Saturday afternoon.

Kenton Roush, accompanied by Mrs. Owen Breeding, sang two songs.

Pallbearers were: Herbert Simmons, Glen Adams, Elza Kain, Forest Kelley, Clancy Watson and Charles Gundrum.

Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery.


Obituary #6: Brown County Democrat 21 Mar 1963
Mrs. Oma Kelley

Mrs. Oma Kelley, Edinburg Real Estate dealer, died at the Bartholomew County Hospital last Thursday at the age of 67. She was born in Brown County in 1895 to Michael and Mary Wirey. She married Leo Kelley in 1916. Mrs. Kelley was a deaconess in the Edinburg Christian Church.

Funeral services were conducted by the Reverend William Schuermann at the Christian Church on Saturday. Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Surviving besides the husband, are a son, Paul of Evansville; a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Newkirk, of Cortland; one brother, two sisters, and eight grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Wirey (1855 - 1922)
  Mary Belle Coy Wirey (1862 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Leo Anthony Kelley (1894 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Inez Evelyn Kelley Newkirk (1918 - 1966)*
  Paul Calvin Kelley (1927 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cora Ludesta Wirey Galey (1883 - 1966)*
  Clauda I Wirey (1884 - 1886)*
  Lauda E Wirey (1886 - 1887)*
  Orphia Ray Wirey (1887 - 1955)*
  Sula Ann Wirey Keaton (1892 - 1974)*
  Oma Inez Wirey Kelley (1895 - 1963)
  Prentice Delores Wirey (1904 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rest Haven Cemetery
Edinburgh
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Mooney Section B row 44
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20456026
Oma Inez <i>Wirey</i> Kelley
Added by: Tom Kelley
 
Oma Inez <i>Wirey</i> Kelley
Added by: Tom Kelley
 
Oma Inez <i>Wirey</i> Kelley
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
 
 
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- Mark McCrady
 Added: Apr. 10, 2015
In memory of my 1st Cousin 2 times removed
- Mark E. Wirey
 Added: Sep. 21, 2011
 
 
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