Ethel Louise Bunch, 84, daughter of Oscar Fredrick Donaldson and Ollie Francis Colyott Donaldson, was born Dec. 13, 1917, at Midridge. He died Nov. 8, 2002, at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. She married David Franklin Bunch April 20, 1936. They were married 38 years before his death May 8, 1974. They had two daugh-ters. Mrs. Bunch was baptized many years ago and attended Midvale Church and the Hartshorn Assembly of God as long as her health permitted. She was a sewing machine opera-tor at Angelica Uniform Co. for many years. She and her husband operated a store and garage on Highway 19 for more than 10 years. They lived on the family farm in the Flatwoods community most of their married life. Mrs. Bunch enjoyed quilting by hand, crocheting and making crafts. She loved to have her family come and visit. She was preceded in death by her par-ents; husband; four brothers, Frank, Lewis, Cecil and Edward; and two sisters, Lora and Cora. Surviving are her daughters, Pearl Dona Edgar of Eminence and Magdoline Rose Wilkins of Newburg; two sisters, Anna Wedemeier of Houston and Stella Chitwood of Ellington; four grand-children and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were Nov. 11 at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Steelman and the Rev. Emmett Bradford officiating. Burial was in the New Eminence Cemetery at Eminence. “

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