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Barbara Ann Wirey Stillabower
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1865
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1938
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Parents: John Wirey Sr. and Elizabeth Spitzner

Siblings: John Wirey Jr., Susanna Wirey, Jacob Wirey, Michael Wirey, Catherine Wirey, Eliza Wirey Coy, William Wirey, and Charles Wirey plus a few unidentified infant siblings

Husband: John Wesley Stillabower (married 10 Apr 1890 Brown Co., IN)

Children: Omer Ellis Stillabower and Lora Emerson Stillabower

Obituary #1: Franklin Evening Star 2 Jun 1938
Mrs. Stillabower Succumbs At Hospital in Columbus

Word was received by relatives in Franklin this afternoon of the death at noon today of Mrs. Barbara Stillabower, of near Edinburg, who succumbed in Bartholomew County Hospital at Columbus of complications which developed after she suffered a broken hip recently.

Mrs. Stillabower was a sister of Charles Wirey, of Franklin, and an aunt of Mrs. Ben Keaton, of Franklin.

Funeral arrangements had not been made this afternoon, but will be announced later. The body was taken to the Mutz Funeral Home at Edinburg.

Mrs. Stillabower fell recently at her home in the Ohio Ridge community, near the Bartholomew-Brown County line, southwest of Edinburg. She developed complications and was taken to the hospital only a few days ago.

Other survivors include two sons, Homer Stillabower, of Ohio Ridge, and Lora Stillabower, who lived with his mother.

Obituary #2: Franklin Evening Star 3 Jun 1938
Rites For Woman Who Died on 83rd Birth Anniversary

EDINBURG, June 3. Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Stillabower, who died on her 83rd birthday anniversary, Thursday afternoon, in the Bartholomew County Hospital at Columbus of injuries received in a fall, will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Ohio Ridge church, near here.

The Rev. Ray Bozell, pastor of German Township, Bartholomew County, will be in charge. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. The body was brought to the Mutz mortuary in Edinburg for preparation for burial.

Mrs. Stillabower was born on June 2, 1855, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Spitzner Wirey. She was married to John Stillabower on April 8, 1890. Mr. Stillabower died several years ago. To the union were born two sons, Homer, of Ohio Ridge, and Lora, who lived with his mother. Three brothers also survive, William Wirey, of Edinburg; Charles Wirey, of Franklin, and Jacob Wirey, of Gleason.

The deceased spent her entire life southwest of here in Hammond Township, Brown County.

A short time ago, she fell at her home and suffered a broken hip. Complications developed and she was removed to the hospital only a few days before she succumbed on her birthday anniversary.
Family links: 
  John Wirey (1820 - 1890)
  Elizabeth Spitzner Wirey (1831 - 1894)
  John Wesley Stillabower (1867 - 1935)
  Omer Ellis Stillabower (1894 - 1977)*
  Lora Emerson Stillabower (1905 - 1980)*
  John Wirey (1851 - 1913)*
  Susanna Wirey (1852 - 1852)*
  Jacob Wirey (1852 - 1945)*
  Michael Wirey (1855 - 1922)*
  Catherine Wirey (1859 - 1881)*
  Eliza Wirey Coy (1863 - 1934)*
  Barbara Ann Wirey Stillabower (1865 - 1938)
  William Wirey (1867 - 1952)*
  Charles Wirey (1869 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Rest Haven Cemetery
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Mooney Section C row 30
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20493674
Barbara Ann <i>Wirey</i> Stillabower
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
Barbara Ann <i>Wirey</i> Stillabower
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
Barbara Ann <i>Wirey</i> Stillabower
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In memory of my Great Grand Aunt
- Mark E. Wirey
 Added: Sep. 20, 2011

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