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Ethel Mae McKinley Henderson
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1897
Washington County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1957
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Mae's obit appears in the Marissa Messenger, 6 Dec 1957.

Mae died suddenly, at age 60. On a farm a mile west of Tilden at the Tilden Wye, she had a heart attack and died in St. Clement's Hospital.

Mae had suffered the attack before she learned of the death of a brother, Harry R. McKinley, who died suddenly from an apparent heart attack Monday, 25 Nov 1957, in Chicago, Illinois.

According to the obit the funeral services for Harry were held in Marissa.

In addition to the details of her birth, the obit lists survivors: her husband, Russell Henderson; two daughters, Maxine, wife of Richard Pooler, and June, wife of Master Sgt. Dayton Carter; four grandchldren; a brother, Ralph McKinley; a sister, Olive, wife of Glenn Dickey.

The obit notes that a sister and a brother died in infancy and another sister, Mrs. Grace Hurshman, died last Sept. 22nd.

The obit also provides the following details of Mae's life. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Tilden; a life member of the Woman's Missionary Society of the church; a member of the Prosperity Grange and the Neighborhood Club.

The obit says that funeral services were held at Tilden with the Rev. Wesley B. Walters, pastor of the United Presbyterian Church of Marissa, officiating. Burial was in the Tilden Cemetery.
Family links: 
  John William McKinley (1864 - 1942)
  Minnie Florence Plumber McKinley (1865 - 1908)
  Charles Russell Henderson (1896 - 1988)
  Sadie Evalenia McKinley (1886 - 1900)**
  Minnie Florence McKinley (1887 - 1889)**
  Harrison Reid McKinley (1892 - 1957)*
  Olive Ruth McKinley Dickey (1895 - 1987)*
  Ethel Mae McKinley Henderson (1897 - 1957)
  Ralph William McKinley (1899 - 1986)*
   McKinley (1901 - 1901)*
  Grace Edith McKinley Hurshman (1902 - 1957)*
   McKinley (1904 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
Tilden Cemetery
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Pam
Record added: Jan 17, 2010
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Ethel Mae <i>McKinley</i> Henderson
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My grandma who I never got to know because she died before I was born in 1963.
- janice carter
 Added: Jun. 17, 2013

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