Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Obituary for Winifred (SCHENCK) PEERY 1968

source: Crawfordsville Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana) - issue of Monday, September 9, 1968

NOTE: Thank you to Karen Zach for sharing this obituary.

THORNTOWN – Winifred S. Peery, 69, of Rt. 1, Thorntown, died at 4:45 a.m. Sunday at Witham Memorial Hospital at Lebanon where she had been a patient one week. Mrs. Peery was a member of the Sugar Plains Friends Church where she was active in many church affairs. For several years she was secretary of Literature of the National Friends Missionary Society. She was a graduate of West Newton High School and had attended Danville Normal Teachers College. She was a Hendricks County native, born Feb. 25, 1899, a daughter of Orlando and Margaret (Keeney) Schenck. She married Hershel C. Peery Aug. 15, 1922, at West Newton. Surviving are her husband; a daughter Mrs. Robert Gwin of Chapel Hill, N.C.; two sons, Lawrence of Rt. 1, Thorntown and Mark of Elverson, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Barnett and Mrs. Hubert Westerfield, both of West Newton, and 18 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sugar Plains Church with Rev. Lorton Heusel and Rev. Charles Adams officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Plains Cemetery. Friends may call at Russell and Hitch Funeral Home here after 7 p.m. today.

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