Delaware County Obituaries


EGRY, Alex

February ? 1962

Egry. Alex Egry, age 58, beloved husband of Helen (nee Muncie); stepfather of William, O. Schmies; son of Mrs. Esther Szabo. Friends received at the New Riezo Funeral Home, 12519 Buckeye Rd., where services will be held Thursday, at 1:30 p. m.

ELAM, Miss Willie Louise

Muncie Star - June 12, 1937


Miss Willie Louise ELAM, 21, colored, died at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at Logansport. The body was brought to the Patterson mortuary. Miss ELAM was a former member of the Bethel A.M.E. Church. Surviving are the mother, Mrs. Mattie PERRY of Muncie, one brother, Robert ELAM of this city and a neice, Miss Francis BOOHER, of Muncie. funeral arrangements will be completed today.

Contributed By: Brenda Kerr

ELLIS, Savannah (Dudelston)

The Muncie Morning Star, September 11, 1934


Mrs. Savanah Addington Ellis, 73, wife of George M. Ellis, died at the family residence, 222 South Lincoln street, last evening following an extended illness. Mrs. Ellis was a lifelong resident of Delaware County, and was a member of Daughters of America.

Funeral services will be held at the Meek's mortuary at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery. Surviving are the husband, George M. Ellis; one daughter, Mrs. Hazel Irelan, of this city; one son, George Addington, of Dover, Fla.; one brother, George Dudleston, of Eaton; one half-brother, Charles Dudleston, of North Vernon, O.; two half-sisters, Mrs. Mayme Love, of this city, and Mrs. Josie Lewellen, of Eaton.

The body will be removed to the family residence from the mortuary this afternoon.

Contributed By: Gina Richardson

ELLIS, Walter J.

August 24, 1947

Ellis, Walter J. Funeral arrangements were being completed today for Walter J. Ellis, formerly sole owner of the O. & O. Music Co., president of the Douglas Social Club, member of the board of directors of the Dunbar Life Insurance Co., member Mighty Majestic Lodge I. B. P. O. E. of W. of Elks. Mr. Ellis was born in Muncie, Ind., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Ellis. Surviving are his daughter, Miss Patricia Ellis; his mother, Mrs. Nellie Ellis; two sisters, Mrs. Larcy Gaines of Cleveland, Mrs. Margaret McCarley of Indianapolis, Ind.; brothers James, Robert, George, Julius, jr., and Rubin, and parents, all of Cleveland. Services Monday, 7:30 p. m., at the Arthur E. Wynne Funeral Home, 5909 Hawthorne Ave. Interment at Muncie, Ind.

EVANS, Albert J.

February 6, 1950

Evans, Albert J., husband of the late Catherine, beloved father of Mrs. Charles R. Tillman (Marie Jeannette), Harry J., Charles J. and Albert J., jr.; residence, 2286 Ogontz Ave. Friends may call at the Daniels Funeral Home, 15800 Detroit Ave. until 10 p. m. Monday eve. Funeral services and burial at Muncie, Ind.

EVANS, Catherine S.

September 11, 1937

Evans: Catherine S., residence, 15715 Damion, beloved wife of Albert J., mother of Marie Jeannette, Harry, Charles J. of Clroinnt, and Albert J. of California Romains at Walter C. Ramel Co. Funeral Home, 9409 Euclid ave., until Saturday p. m. Interment Muncie, Ind.


Muncie Star Tuesday July 2, 1974


William H Evilsizer, 49, died Monday afternoon at Veteran's hospital, Indianapolis, after a short illness. A carpenter, he was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local 3228 in Muncie, and was a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; a son, William II; three daughters, Mrs David (Marjorie) Stephenson, Ridgeville, Mrs Carl (Jonelle) Tucker, Ridgeville, and Miss Patty Sue Evilsizer, at home; four grandchildren, his mother, Mrs Nellie Ringley, Ridgeville; two sisters, Mrs Jesse Shauver, Fort Wayne and Mrs Don Yeargain, Farmington, MO; and two step sisters, Mrs Jeanette Stump, Ridgeville and Mrs Fern Bannon, Union City. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday at the Church of the Nazarene with Rev Kenneth Adams officiating. Burial will be in Lawndale Cemetery. Friends may call at the Middletown Mortuary from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Wednesday and at the church an hour before services. The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or the Church of the Nazarene.

Contributed By: Sandi Evilsizer Koscak

EWING, Ocie (Smith)

The Muncie Star Monday, March 12, 1979

Ocie Ewing, 71;

Warner Gear Retiree

Ocie Ewing, 71, a former Muncie resident, died Friday in Orlando, Fla. She was born in Muncie and moved to Florida in 1968. She retired from Warner Gear in 1968 after 24 years of sevice. She was a member of the Warner Gear sympathy club.

Survivors include one son, John R. Good, Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, Earl Smith, Muncie; Jerry Smith, Matthews; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Parson Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Denny Helton officiating. Burial will be in Elm Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call the mortuary from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.

Contributed By: Gina Richardson

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