Shelby  County  Indiana

Wiley / Willey / Wylie

The  Shelbyville  News
February 16, 2007
Carol A. Wiley, 60, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, Naples, Fla., after a 1-1/2 year battle with cancer.
Born May 10, 1946, in Shelbyville, d/o  Colonel Walter A. and  Helen M. (Bansbach) Riemenschneider.
Married  Julian Wiley  on Aug. 6, 1978, and he survives.
Other survivors include daughters, Melissa Wiley (husband, Robert DiBlasi) of Indianapolis and  Melanie Wiley of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Joe Riemenschneider  of Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by her parents.
Guidance counselor at Shelbyville Middle School for more than 20 years.  Guidance counselor at Franklin Township School and taught fourth grade at Loper Elementary School.  Retired from teaching in May of 2005.  Total of 37 years of service with elementary education.
Graduated in 1964 from Shelbyville High School; in 1968 from Edgecliff College in Cincinnati with a bachelor's degree in education; from Butler University with a master's degree and a specialist degree in psychometry.  Additional graduate studies in counseling.
Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and National Education Association.
Freeman Family Funeral Homes, Carmony-Ewing Broadway Chapel, 232 W. Broadway St.
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St.
Interment:  Van Pelt Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6030 W. 62nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
October 8, 2005
M. Clyde "Skeet" Wiley, 82, of Shelbyville, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005.
Born Oct. 23, 1922, in New Palestine, s/o  Mason I. and  Lulu (Miller) Wiley.
Married  Minnie L. Hawker  on May 27, 1950, and she survives.
Other survivors:  daughter, Gayle L. Wiley (husband, George E. Brunner) of Shelbyville; one son, Jeffery David (wife, Kathleen) Wiley of Greenwood; one brother, Dale Wiley of Columbus; one sister, Marjorie Adams of Greenwood; and five grandchildren,  Will Brunner,  Drew Brunner,  Angel Buchberger,  Rob Ambrose  and  Gayle Hanlin.
Preceded in death by one daughter,  Linda M. Ambrose; and two brothers,  William Wiley  and  Cecil Wiley.
Owned and operated Wiley's Grocery store for 36 years, retiring in 1986.
Graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1940 and from Indiana University, Indianapolis.
Coast Guard veteran, serving as a fireman 1st class.
Member of American Legion, Eagles Lodge, life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and charter member of Moose Lodge.
Attended First United Methodist Church.
Enjoyed playing golf, bowling, playing cards and spending time with his grandchildren.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Chapel, Freeman Family Funeral Homes, the Rev. Robert Campbell officiating.
Interment:   Concord Cemetery, Shelby County, with military rites conducted by local veterans organizations.
contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 136 W. Washington, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday April 6, 2002
Katharine M. Wiley, 86, formerly of Shelbyville, died Thursday, April 4, 2002, Marion [Shelby Co, IN].
Born Oct. 6, 1915 in Shelby County, d/o  Fred G.  and  Pearl M. (Miller) Stickford
Survivors include three sons, Floyd Wiley  of New Castle,  Larry Wiley  of Shelbyville and  John Wiley  of Wanamaker; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Anna) Grimes  of Indianapolis; 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Graduated from Waldron High School.
Employed as a customer services representative by Sears-Roebuck.
Member of West Street United Methodist Church.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road.
Burial:  Van Pelt Cemetery in Shelby County.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, March 15, 2001
Mark Wayne Willey, 59, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, Beech Grove.
Born May 28, 1941, in Shelby County, s/o Roy James  and  Blanch Ann (Breedlove) Willey.
Survivors:  daughter, Shannon Harrison Willey of Shelbyville; two sons, Mark Willey  and  Brad Willey, both of Shelbyville ; five sisters, Bonnie Callahan  of Shelbyville,  Mary Huffman  of Waldron, Betty Lollar  of Edinburgh, Alice Abbott  of Milroy and  Peggy Hauk  of Wisconsin; three brothers, John Willey  of Shelbyville, Bruce Willey  of Shelby County and  Rick Willey  of Flat Rock; and six grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one sister, Norma Wagoner; and two brothers, Herschel Willey  and  Jim Willey.
Lifelong resident of Shelby County.
Past member of the Eagles Lodge in Shelbyville.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., with the Rev. Jerri Cadwallader officiating.
Burial: Winchester Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions: American Cancer Society.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, March 9, 1994
Blanch A. Willey, 84, Shelbyville, died at 5:51 p.m. Tuesday.
Born August 15, 1909, Brown County, d/o  Homer  and  Stella Ferrand Breedlove.
Married  Roy Willey  in 1925; he preceded her in death.
Survivors:  six daughters,  Bonnie Callahan (Tim), Shelby County,  Peggy Hauk (Van), Wisconsin,  Alice Abbott, Gowdy,  Mary Huffman, Waldron,  Betty Lollar (Jerry), Edinburgh,  Shannon Harrison, Shelbyville; five sons,  Rick Willey, Flat Rock,  James Willey,  James Willey, Morristown,  John Willey,  Mark Willey  and  Donald Bruce Willey, all of Shelbyville; three sisters, Bonnie Farmer, Greenwood,  Myrl Kleinschmidt, Shelbyville, and  Estell Barnes, Bloomington; one brother, Thurl Breedlove, Johnson County;  49 grandchildren;  58 great-grandchildren;  and two great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by husband, one brother, one sister, one son and one daughter.
Murphy Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Walker officiating.
Burial:  Winchester Cemetery, Shelby County.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Christal Culp

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 14, 1975
          Services for  Mrs. Basil (Myrtle D.) Willey,  74, 1911 S. Riley Highway, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Carmony Funeral Home.
          burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
          Mrs. Willey died Sunday afternoon at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, where she had been a patient for two weeks.  Prior to that she had spent two weeks in Major Hospital.
          Born March 23, 1901, to  Milton and  Adda Bassett,  in Dark County, Ohio, she was married to  Basil K. Willey  on Oct. 1, 1925, and he survives.
          Other survivors include a son,  Dr. Norman R. Willey,  Shelbyville; a brother,  Olas Bassett,  Centralia, Ill., and a granddaughter.  A brother and a sister preceded in death.
          Mrs. Willey had lived the greater part of her life in Shelby County and Shelbyville and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, September 22, 1958
          Ephraim J. Wiley,  80, 516 Montgomery St., died at his home at 10:15 a.m. Sunday following an illness of several months.  Death was due to complications.
          Funeral services will be held at the Murphy Mortuary at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Frederick Whitaker officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 6:00 p.m. today.  Burial will be in Milroy cemetery.
          Mr. Wiley had been a Shelbyville resident since 1919.  He retired after being employed 17 years at the Kennedy Car Liner and Bag Co.  Mr. Wiley was a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion.
          He was born in Pendleton County, Ky., on June 24, 1878, the son of  James W. and Olive (Wright) Wiley.  He was married ot the former  Alta Landwerlen  of Shelbyville.
          Mr. Wiley is survived by his wife, 10 children and two step-children.  The children are  Virgil  of St. Petersburg, Fla.,  Mrs. Ethel Thornburg,  Everett and  Lawrence  of St. Paul;  Herman  of Hope;  Floyd,  Joseph and  Mrs. Herschel Tungate  of Shelbyville;  Mrs. Paul Hadley,  Alta Loma, Tex.;  Mrs. Richard Poe,  Osgood,  Mrs. Richard Keaton,  Acton, and  Mrs. Delbert Kuhn  of Liberty township.
          He leaves also a sister,  Mrs. Lillie Mains  of Miamisburg, Ohio.  Other survivors are 32 grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
June 16, 1956
Death Claims Mason Wiley
Year's Illness Fatal
To Local Stock Trader
          Mason I. (Mace) Wiley, 62, stock trader and lifelong resident of Shelby county, died at his home in Union township at 1:00 o'clock this morning. He had been ill for the past year.  Mr. Wiley was the son of  William and Dora (Robinson) Wiley  and was born near Fairland on November 7, 1893. He was married November 23, 1939, to  Mary Frances Jones  who survives with four children from a previous marriage, Clyde Wiley  of this city;  Dale  of Columbus;  Dr. William Wiley,  Detroit, Mich., and  Mrs. Marjorie Adams  of Indianapolis. Also surviving are a sister,  Mrs. Carrie Rafferty  of Indianapolis, and five grandchildren.
          Mr. Wiley was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 669 in Indianapolis. His funeral will be held at the Sleeth Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday and burial, with Masonic rites at the grave, will be at Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00 p.m. Sunday.
Contributed by Carolyn Hoffman

The  Shelbyville  News
August 10, 1948
Cyrus Willey Dies at Manilla
          Cyrus Willey, about 75, retired farmer of Manilla, died about 1:00 p.m. today at his home after being ill for some time and seriously ill for the past few weeks.
          A native of Rush County, Mr. Willis is the father of Basil Willey, Shelbyville real estate man and  Mrs. William Theobald  of south of Manilla, and is the husband of Mrs. Rosa (Kney) Willey, at home.  Further details and funeral arrangements will be announced later by D. E. Carmony of Manilla.
Submitted by Melinda Moore Weaver

The  Shelby  Republican
Tuesday, August 25, 1936
page 1, column 4
Funeral Services Will Be At
George Bassett's Home
         Mrs. Maragret Ann Wyllie, 79 years old, widow of  Robert C. Wyllie, died at 6 o'clock Monday evening at the home of her sister, Mrs. George Bassett, in Marion township after a long illness.  The deceased was the daughter of  James and Eliza Gray and was born at Waldron March 22, 1857.  Her first marriage was to James H. Williams of Greensburg on October 19, 1876.  His death occurred in 1884.  She was married to Robert C. Wyllie of St. Louis, Missouri, in 1891 and he died in [August 9] 1909.
          When she was a child, Mrs. Wyllie moved with her parents from Waldron to a farm near Fairland.  Following her marriage she resided in Greensburg, St. Louis, Indianapolis and New York City.
          Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Williams Evans of New York City; a grandson, Richard K. Evans, Covington, Ohio; one great grand daughter, Diane Evans; two sisters, Mrs. George Bassett and  Mrs. Laura Nail, both of Shelby county.  Two brothers, William and Cassius Gray, died several years ago.  Funeral services will be conducted at the Bassett home at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. C. R. Henry officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Ralph J. Edwards.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Carolyn Hoffman

The  Shelby  Republican
Thursday, April 18, 1918
Died  Thursday  Night
After  a  Long  Illness.
        Mack Wiley, 53 years old, died Thursday night at 7:20 o'clock at his home, 235 east Jackson street.  Death was caused by tuberculosis, with which he had been ill two years.  He had been confined to his home since September.
        He is survived by the widow, four daughters, two sons, an aged mother and two sisters.  Funeral services will be held at the home Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. H. N. Spear officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery.  Members of the Moose lodge, of which Mr. Wiley was a member, will have charge of the burial service.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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