Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Coys in:
 • Holden Cemetery
 • Holden
 • Johnson County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Bertha Wolf Coy
Birth: Apr. 4, 1870
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1959
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Married Ambrose Evert Clinton Coy January 15, 1890 in Johnson County, Missouri.

Children: Charles William, Harry Evert, Esther Mae, Ira DeWitt, Syble Elizabeth, Anna Josephine, Ernest Martin, Bertha Jane.

Photos: top age 18, 1888; middle age 50.

Obituary
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Coy will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Holden, with the the pastor, the Rev. Burl Gray, officiating. A quartet, Mrs. William Carter, Mrs. William Terry, Jr., Mrs. Vernon Ridenhour and Mrs. Hooker Williams, Jr. accompanied by Mrs. G. V. Redford, will sing, "Beyond the Sunset," and "In the Sweet Bye and Bye." Pall bearers will be grandsons, Ernest Simmermon, Rodney Simmermon, David Mertell, Troy Mertell, Wayne Mertell and Arthur Coy. Burial will be in the Holden Cemetery.

Bertha Coy was born April 4, 1870 in St. Louis. She was the daughter of Ernest Frederick and Elisa Dietrich Wolf. She came to Johnson County with her parents when a small child and spent most of her life in the Holden community. She was married to A.E.C. Coy, January 15, 1890 in Holden and they were parents of three sons and four daughters.

Mrs. Coy was a member of the Holden Baptist Church since childhood and was active in church work as long as her health permitted. She died Monday, October 19 at the Independence Sanitarium.

Mrs. Coy was preceded in death by her husband in 1938. Survivors are three sons, Charles W. Coy, Lyman, Nebraska; Ira D. Coy, Kansas City; and Ernest Coy of Weslaco, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Esther Mae Hale and Mrs. Syble E. Mertell, Independence; Mrs. Anna Hightower, St. Louis and Mrs. Bertha Jane Simmermon, Holden, a sister, Miss Anna Wolf, Holden; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Holden Progress, Holden, Missouri dated October 22, 1959

Mo death cert 36506

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ernst Frederich Wolf (1830 - 1915)
  Elisabeth Dietrich Wolf (1836 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Ambrose Everet Clinton Coy (1866 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Charles William Coy (1890 - 1970)*
  Harry Evert Coy (1892 - 1894)*
  Esther Mae Coy Hale (1895 - 1987)*
  Ira DeWitt (Duett) Coy (1897 - 1982)*
  Syble Elizabeth Coy Mertell (1903 - 1992)*
  Anna Josephine Coy Hightower (1905 - 1990)*
  Ernest Martin Coy (1908 - 1969)*
  Bertha Jane Coy Simmermon (1912 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Carl Wolf (1857 - 1876)**
  Johanna M. Wolf Zinn (1859 - 1947)**
  Frederica Wolf Scheer (1861 - 1901)**
  Ernst Frederick Wolf (1864 - 1931)**
  Henry Allen Wolf (1866 - 1949)*
  Louis Ernest Wolf (1866 - 1941)**
  Bertha Wolf Coy (1870 - 1959)
  Edward Frederick Wolf Woolf (1874 - 1948)*
  Elisabeth Wolf Danielson (1875 - 1916)*
  Friedrich Wolf (1877 - 1878)**
  August Frederick Wolf (1879 - 1957)**
  Anna Louisa-Lang Wolf (1881 - 1962)**
  Laura Louisa-Lena Wolf Carter (1883 - 1940)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Small nearby stone the grave of their son Harry Everet.
 
Burial:
Holden Cemetery
Holden
Johnson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Treva Poe
Record added: Jan 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46876620
Bertha <i>Wolf</i> Coy
Added by: Treva Poe
 
Bertha <i>Wolf</i> Coy
Added by: Treva Poe
 
Bertha <i>Wolf</i> Coy
Added by: Treva Poe
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Remembering you with love on your birthday. A sweet grandmother.
- Treva
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
A rose for you on your birthday, Grandma.
- Treva Poe
 Added: Apr. 4, 2013

- Lisa McCrehin McKown
 Added: Jan. 21, 2013
There are 3 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: PATRICK A. COY

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service