A Shelby County Newspaper
A death that is mourned by many Shelby county residents is that of Mrs. Lydia E. Wrenick, widow of Thomas V. Wrenick, who for many years operated a drug store at Morristown, which occurred at her home at 1:45 o'clock this morning.
FUNERAL TO BE HELD AT MORRISTOWN
Mrs. Lydia E. Wrenick Passed Away Today -Widely Known Thru-out the County
Funeral services will be conducted at the late home at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon and burial will be in Asbury cemetery in charge of L.V. Hauk, funeral director.
Mrs. Wrenick was formerly Miss Lydia E. Wolf and was one of the best beloved residents of Morristown, where she had resided for many years. She was a devoted member of the M. E. church at that place and while her health permitted was active in the church work. Mrs. Wrenick always took a deep interest in civic affairs and was a great help to the community where she resided. Her husband who preceded her a number of years ago, was a widely known druggist and was one of Morristown's most worthy citizens.
Mrs. Wrenick was eighty-two years old at the time of death. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. J. S. Zike, of Morristown; Mrs. F. E. Stonebraker, of Bonita, La; Mrs. E. C. Hawley, of Ringwood, Ill, and Mrs. William Philippi, of Morristown. Her daughters are the only surviving relatives.
Submitted by Anne Ruby
THE DAILY REPUBLICAN
William P. Wrenick, who died at Morristown on Saturday last, was born in Carroll county, Kentucky, in 1808 and moved to Indianapolis in 1828. He was married in 1831 to Nancy Hewitt, who with her parents moved to Hanover township in 1815. The deceased resided in Morristown and vicinity almost all the time after his marriage until his death. He was a consistent member of the M. E. church and there the services were held on Sunday at 10 a.m. by the Rev. E.P. Brown. The interment took place at Hanover cemetery, the pall bearers being W. W. Woodyard, W. C. Bodine, M. A. Sleeth, J. G. Spurrier, Samuel Jones and James M. Graham. C. N. Morrison funeral director.
Tuesday April 24, 1888
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Contributed by Barb Huff