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 Lydia Ann <I>Walters</I> Coy

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Lydia Ann Walters Coy

  • Birth 11 Sep 1870 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 10 Nov 1946 Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 20849591

Parents: John Edward Walters and Hannah Long

Siblings: William A. Walters, Young Peter Walters, John Isaac Walters, Henry David Walters, Mary Katherine Walters Mullikin, Hattie May Walters Royse, Charles Benton Walters, Clarence Leonard Walters, and Lewis Willard Walters

Husband: John Wilson Coy (married 11 Sep 1890 Johnson Co., IN)

Children: Elsie Coy Parsley, Elba Coy, Josephine Coy Dragoo, Hattie May Coy Fitzpatrick, Louis Hilbert Coy, Hugh Russell Coy, Oliver W. Coy, and Naomi Ethylene Coy

Obituary: Franklin Evening Star 11 Nov 1946
Mrs. John Coy Is Heart Victim
Succumbs Sunday at Home Near Needham

Mrs. Lyda Ann Coy, wife of John Coy, died at the family home near Needham, Sunday evening at 10:30 o'clock from a heart condition from which she had been suffering for the past three months. She was 75 years old.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Vandivier mortuary at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning. The Rev. H. G. Rowe, pastor of the Community Congregational Church, will be in charge of the rites. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Friends are invited to call at the mortuary Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon from 3 to 5 and in the evening from 7 to 9 o'clock.

Mrs. Coy was born, the daughter of John E. Walters and Hannah Long Walters, near Nineveh, on September 11, 1871. She had been a lifelong resident of Johnson County.

On September 11, 1890, her 19th birthday, she was married to John Coy. Eight children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Coy, three of whom preceded their mother in death.

Surviving with the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Fred Parsley, Mrs. Calvin Dragoo, both of Clark township; and three sons, Elba Coy and Oliver Coy, of Clark Township, and Hugh Coy, of Fairland.

Two sisters, Mrs. Lewis Royce, of El Reno, Okla.; Mrs. Frank Mullikin, Franklin; three brothers, Lewis Walters, of Franklin; Young Walters, Paragon, and Clarence Walters, Trafalger, remain with 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A member of the Community Congregational Church, Mrs. Coy took an active interest in all its affairs as long as her health permitted. She was devoted to her family and was a good neighbor. A great lover of flowers, she was always glad to share them with friends.



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  • Created by: Mark E. Wirey
  • Added: 8 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20849591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia Ann Walters Coy (11 Sep 1870–10 Nov 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20849591, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark E. Wirey (contributor 46919974) .