Margaret Ellen Wissler Briar


Margaret Ellen Wissler Briar, age 94, formerly of Cambridge City died on Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Flatrock River Lodge in Rushville, Ind. She was born on June 24, 1916, in Wayne County, Ind., to Alvin P. and Mae Dilling Wissler .

Survivors include four daughters, Donna (Leslie) Ramey of Hagerstown, Delma (John) Brown of Falmouth, Diana (Francis) Robinson of Shelbyville, and Deola (David) Robinson of Fla.; four sons, Darrel (Marjorie) Briar of Cambridge City, Duane (Linda) Briar of Markleville, Douglas (Deborah) Briar of Lewisville and Darvin Briar of Milton; 26 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren; and 2 sister-in-laws Gertrude Wissler and Betty Feasleman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Briar in 1995; her parents, a great-grandson; and two brothers, Dwight Wissler and William Wissler.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City on Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 25, 2011, at the funeral home withPastor Paula Ulrich officiating. Burial will follow in Brick Cemetery in Hagerstown.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Central Indiana Hospice.