The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, December 26, 2003
Edith Howery, 88, Rushville, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003.
Born Feb. 1, 1915, in Shelby County, d/o Robert M. and Mary (Callison) Smith.  Married  Russell Wright Howery on March 19, 1938.  He preceded her on June 10, 1990.
Survivors include one son, Donald E. (wife, Linda) Howery of Tacoma, Wash.; two daughters,  Ann Havens of Shelbyville and  Phyllis Howery of Indianapolis; three sisters, Ellen Young of Washington, Utah,  Florence Hall of Plymouth and  Dorothy Delap of Shelbyville; three grandsons, Douglas (wife, René) Howery,  Dennis Howery  and  Darrell (wife, Lydia) Howery; and three great-grandchildren.
Lived in Shelby County most of her life and at Flat Rock River Lodge for the last two years.
Homemaker and farmed with her husband.  Seamstress for many years.
Member of First Baptist Church, where she was a member of Bethany class and choir.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home, 819 S. Harrison St.
Rev. Dan McCollough officiating.
Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Shelby County.
Memorial contributions First Baptist Church, 27 W. Broadway St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
November, 1977

Voyd E. Howery  died November 18, 1977, Rushville.
Born December 28, 1909, s/o  Albert C.  and  Minnie Fox Howery.
Married  Lydda Bowman on January 14, 1958.
Survivors:  wife;  2 sisters, Mrs. Opal Richardson  and  Mrs. Ora Martin, both of Wanamaker;  brother  Russell Howery  of Shelbyville.
1 sister preceded in death.
Member Big Flat Rock Christian church.
Retired farmer.
Spent most of early life in Shelby Co.  Moved to Rush Co in 1952.
Burial:  Liberty Cemetery, Shelby Co, IN.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Indianapolis  Star
Oct 31, 1961
Page 12
Top, Center, w/picture
Alonzo Howery Dies; Thursday Rites Set
          Funeral services for  Alonzo W. Howery, 86 years old, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Little & Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove.  Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Shelby County.
          Mr. Howery, a native of Shelby County, was a farmer there before moving to Indianapolis in 1913.  For the last 14 years he had resided in Beech Grove.
          Mr. Howery died yesterday in St. Francis Hospital.
          He was a member of the Liberty United Brethren Church in Shelby County and of the Fathers Auxiliary of Post 5625, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
          Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Vina Mosher of Beech Grove, Mrs. Ermadell Oberle of Sebring, Fla., Mrs. Orpha Oldham of Avon Park, Fla., Mrs. Cecil Zweck of Lawrence; two sons, Stanley Howery and Ralph Howery Sr., both of Indianapolis; 24 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Submitted by Ron Oberle

The  Indianapolis  Star
Friday, Feb. 28, 1947
Page 21
Top, Center
Mrs. Alonzo Howery
          Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Howery, 67 years old, who died Wednesday night at her home, 1117 North Bellview Place, will be held at 11 o'clock Saturday morning at the Hamilton Funeral Home, followed by another service at 1 o'clock at the Liberty Church in Shelby County.  Burial will be at Liberty Cemetery.
          Born in Shelby County and a resident of Indianapolis for 34 years, she was a member of A.D. Straight Circle, Ladies' Auxilliary of the G.A.R., Daughters of Union Veterans, and Loyal Women's Class of the First United Brethern Church.
          Survivors include the husband, Alonzo W. Howery; two sons, Ralph M. and  Harold S. Howery; four daughters, Mrs. Orpha Oldham, Mrs. Vina Mosher,  Mrs. Cecilla Zweck and Mrs. Ermadell Oberle, all of Indianapolis; 23 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Ron Oberle

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday, March 1, 1947
Page 1, column 3
Funeral Today for Mrs. Maggie Howery
          Funeral services for  Mrs. Maggie Howery, a native of VanBuren township, will be held today at 1:00 p.m. at the Liberty United Brethern Church and burial will be made in the church cemetery.  Mrs. Howery, wife of Alonzo Howery, died at her home at 1117 Belleview Place, Indianapolis, Wednesday.  She was born in VanBuren township but had resided in Indianapolis for the past 34 years.  Surviving with the husband are six children, Mrs. Floyd Oldham,  Mrs. John Mosher,  Mrs. Frank Zweck,  Mrs. Raymond Aberle,  Ralph M. Howery  and  Harold S. Howery, all of Indianapolis.  Also surviving are four brothers, Perry Fox,  V. 0. Fox  and  Chancy Fox, of VanBuren township, and Ira Fox, of Hancock county; one sister, Mrs. Albert Howery, VanBuren township; 23 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Wednesday, May 31, 1911
Page 1
Mrs. Barbara Meiks Passed
Away Early Today in Marion
Township -- Mrs. Julia Mobley,
Mother of Albert Wright, of
Noble Township, Dies at
Indianapolis Today --
Mrs. John Howery
Dead in This City
          Mrs. Mary J. Howery,  wife of  John Howery,  died at their home, 39 John street, yesterday afternoon at 12:45 o'clock, aged fifty-seven years.  Mrs. Howery had been suffering from a complication of diseases for more than a year and her death was not unexpected.  Mrs. Howery was quite well known in the county, particularly in the northern part where she was born and reared.  Besides her husband she leaves six children, all married.  They are  Mrs. Benjamin Land, of Marion township;  Mrs. James Borden, of Van Buren township;  Mrs. Clell Bassett, of Marion township;  Charles of Sugar Creek township;  Noah, of Hendricks township, and  Irvin, of this city.  She also leaves three sisters, Mrs. Ed McKinney, of Sugar Creek township;  Mrs. Belle McDonald  and  Mrs. Robert Martley, of this city; two half-brothers,  James Thomas, of Rush county, and  Charles Thomas, of Washington, D. C.
          Funeral services will be held in the Pentecost church, Thursday morning at ten o'clock, Rev. Charles McDonald officiating.  Interment in the city cemetery.  Stewart & Fix in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
December 10, 1885
[a weekly, thus date(s) discrepancies]
          Mrs. George Howry [should be Jacob] died on Saturday night.  Her remains were interred at Liberty.  At this writing Mr. Howry is thought to be taking the typhoid fever.

The  Shelby  Daily  Republican
December 10, 1885
[a daily]
          Died at his home in Morristown yesterday, Mr. Jacob Howry.  The remains will be interred at the Liberty cemetery near Marion on Friday.  The deceased lost his wife only a short time ago.  C.D. John funeral director.

The  Shelby  Republican
December 17, 1885
[a weekly]
          Mr. Jacob Howry died on last Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock.  About one week previous his wife died.  These two old people had lived together about fifty years.  They leave six sons and three daughters to mourn their loss.
[Children included:  George Howrey  (1844-1926) and  Sylvia Howrey Graham  (1856-1940).  Sarah Alvira Thomas Howery, born Feb.20,1820, died December 6,1885.  Husband  Jacob Howrey  (born February 14, 1814), died 3 days later on December 9, 1885.  The cause of death may have been typhoid fever as evidenced by the above three newspaper snippets. - PC]
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