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October 6, 2012

Mildred C. King

Mildred C. King

NORTH BLENHEIM — Mildred C. King, 99, formally of North Blenheim, died Thursday, Oct. 4, at Robinson Terrace in Stamford, where she had been a resident for 2 years.

Born in Conesville on June 25, 1913, she was the daughter of Gideon and Mildred (Smith) Case.

Mildred owned and operated Hotel Chapman in North Blenheim alongside her husband, Amos, for many years. She enjoyed being an Avon representative for 40+ years and had an extensive Avon collection.

Mildred was a member of the North Blenheim Presbyterian Church until its closing. She then regularly attended the United Methodist Church. Mildred was a member of the Blenheim Hose Company, Union Christian Society, and the North Blenheim Historical Society. She actively volunteered for many organizations in the area.

Mildred was an avid gardener with quite the green thumb for both flowers and vegetables. She always enjoyed visiting and being with her many friends.

Mildred was predeceased by her husband, Amos C. King, who died on Nov. 19, 2000.

Survivors include two children: Wanda J. King of North Blenheim, and her fiance, H. Stuart Larson, Wayne D. King of Middleburgh; two grandsons, Brian and Timothy and one great-grandson; and several grand-nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, River St., 134 River St., Middleburgh, with Rev. Carol Coltrain of the Huntersland United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the River View Rural Cemetery in North Blenheim. A period of visitation will be held from 10 to 11 prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mildred to Southern Valley Recovery, P.O. Box 172, Middleburgh, NY 12122

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Evelyn M. Beames

TREADWELL — Evelyn M. Beames, 90, of Treadwell, passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home surrounded by her family.

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