|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1883|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1962|
Irene Katherine (who was born Katherine Irene) was born July 6th, 1883 in Greenville, Illinois to George and Rosa Newcomb Dunning. She married Charles Henry McCoy at the age of 16. She was the mother of three sons and two daughters. Her son, Raymond, died in infancy.
Quaker records show she was received into membership on December 12, 1901 in Kokomo.
On 4 March 1948, a letter to the editor of the local paper applauded her Red Cross work. Per her obituary, she was given state-wide recognition for her untiring work with the Red Cross during World War 2, and was presented with a life-time membership in the Red Cross for her devoted work.
Irene died at the age of 79 less than six months after her husband. She died at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient since the previous week. She had been in ill health for over a year. Surviving were two sons and two daughters, a brother, Everett Dunning of Boyton Beach, Florida, and ten grandchildren. Irene was buried at Crown Point Cemetery next to her husband.
George Dunning (1857 - 1898)
Rosilla Clarissa Newcomb Dunning (1861 - 1929)
Charles Henry McCoy (1876 - 1962)*
Arlene Ruby McCoy Gunning (1900 - 1967)*
Raymond A. McCoy (1903 - 1904)*
Russell Donald McCoy (1905 - 1986)*
Lloyd Harvey McCoy (1908 - 1997)*
Mildred Rosalie McCoy Harlow (1910 - 2003)*
Irene Katherine Dunning McCoy (1883 - 1962)
Mae Adelia Dunning (1893 - 1911)*
Florence Eva Dunning Gathman (1894 - 1933)*
Crown Point Cemetery
Plot: Section 7, Lot 118
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Katie was given state-wide recognition for her work with the Red Cross.|
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