Ethel A. Davis


Ethel A. Davis, who retired about 10 years ago as a telephone order clerk for Hutzler's department stores, died June 5 of heart and respiratory illnesses at her home on Waltham Woods Road in Parkville. She was 65.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Abbott Presbyterian Church, 3426 Bank St.

Mrs. Davis worked for Hutzler's for about 10 years. Earlier, she was a secretary at Johns Hopkins Hospital and for the American Stores Co.

Born in Baltimore, the former Ethel A. Cromwell contracted polio as a child. She was a graduate of the William S. Baer School and Eastern High School. She enjoyed camping at Camp Greentop.

Her husband, Richard R. Davis, is a retired mail carrier. Other survivors include a daughter, Debra Davis of Baltimore; a son, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Philip Davis, stationed in Germany; two sisters, Mabel Smith and Grace Webner, both of Parkville; a brother, Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Lawrence R. Cromwell of Hubert, N.C.; and three grandchildren.

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