Name:   Ethel May (Threehouse) King

From:  Unknown, Bradford, Pennsylvania
Date:  April 13, 1955

Mrs. Ethel May King of Buffalo, a former saleswoman in Bradford's  J. C. Penney Co. store, died at 2 p.m. yesterday in Cross Irvin Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y. where she had been since December.  She was 73.

A native of Cross Fork, Mrs. King was born May 30, 1881, and came to Bradford in 1920.  She worked for the Penney store until 1933 when she moved to Buffalo.  Her husband, Alex, died three years later.

In Bradford, she was a member of the First Methodist Church and Rebecca Lodge.  In Buffalo, she lived at 662 N. Oak St. for 22 years.

Survivors are a son, Russell, of Midland, Texas; four daughters, Mrs. Marguerite Whitford of Bradford, Mrs. Ethel Schrader [sic] and Mrs. Arthur Evans, both of Buffalo, and Mrs. Alvin Kinary of Syracuse; a brother, John Threehouse of Olean; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received beginning tonight in the Koch-Ohailey Memorial Chapel where a service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday.  The Rev. Ellis Munyon, pastor of the Asbury Methodist Church, will officiate.  Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.