Ethel F. Bourland, 81, of Cherokee Village died April 19, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.
Mrs. Bourland was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Indianapolis, Ind. She was a graduate of the Catholic Academy in Indianapolis. She worked many years in the catalogue division for Sears.
She married Wilburn E. Bourland in June 1965, in Belvedere, Ill. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband 14 years ago from Belvedere. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, and she belonged to St. Michael's Altar Society. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
Survivors include her husband, Wilburn E. Bourland of the home; seven children; 12 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass was June 21 at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel in Highland.