LIBERTY COUNTY TIMES                                                         July 16, 1981

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Funeral held for Blanche Wolery, 84

 

   Funeral services for Blanche L. Wolery, 84 were held Wed­nesday, July 8th at 2 p.m. at Holland and Boa me Funeral Home in Havre. Burial was in the Highland Cemetery in Havre. She died the previous Sunday in Liberty County Nursing Home.

   She was born May 21, 1897 in Mt. Ayr, Iowa where she was raised and schooled. She was the daughter of Charles and Inez Wilson. She came to the Joplin area in 1913 and was married in Havre October 21. 1915 to Guy C. Wolery. He proceeded her in death Novem­ber 1, 1971. They lived on a farm north of Joplin until 1957 and then moved to Havre. She moved to Rudyard in 1976, and was a resident of the local nursing home for the past month.

   She was a member of the Christian Church.

   She is survived by Sons: Olyn Wolery of Inverness, Elvyn of Turner, Wayne and Lloyd of Joplin and a daughter, Opal, Mrs. Norris Harrison of Rudyard.

   Other survivors include a brother, Thomas Wilson of Rudyard, 26 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

   She was preceeded in death by one son, two great grand­children, two sisters, one brother and her parents.

   Services were conducted by Rev. Dale Wolery, a grandson. Organist was Juanita WardelL Wayne Wardeil sang “Beyond the Sunset” and “Abide with Me.” Pallbearres were grand­sons, Leroy, Ronald, Kenneth, Daniel and Merlin Wolery and Ponald Harrison. Honorary pallbearers were grandsons Robert Harrison, Lyle Harrison, Darryl Wolery, Sterling Wol­ery, Bryon Wolery, Paul Wolery and Loren Wolery. Ushers were Homer Kinyon and Ben Strom­berg.

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