GLEAVES, Ethel Treadway died December 31, 2004

GLEAVES, ETHEL TREADWAY. Born near Greenville, Texas on January 1, 1921, the fifth of five children born to Edward Treadway and Ethel Horne Treadway. Ethel died peacefully in Richardson, Texas on December 31, 2004. Known as "Dutch" to many friends and relatives, Ethel moved with her family to Greenville when she was 3. The family lived on Wesley Street in a home that was the scene of many cherished family gatherings. Ethel was a graduate of Greenville High School and East Texas State University where she was a member of Alpha Chi and Tooanoowe, and where she was a varsity cheerleader for three years. After graduation, she was an elementary school teacher in Grand Prairie, Texas and in Ennis, Texas, and an employee of the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Dallas. She was married on October 2, 1949 to R. Leslie Gleaves and lived in Dallas until 1953, when she moved to Richardson, Texas where she lived for over fifty years. She was a member of the First Methodist Church and was involved in many civic activities. Preceded in death by her parents and by brothers Logan, Reagan, and Edward (Bud) Treadway. Survived by husband R. Leslie Gleaves, who resides in Richardson, sister Rachel Lafferty of Commerce, Texas, son James L. Gleaves, daughter Gail Booth, daughter-in-law Lauri Gleaves and grandchildren Rachel and Claire Gleaves, Stuart Booth and his wife Beth, and Peyton Booth, and many other nieces, nephews and loving friends. A memorial service is to be held at Restland Wildwood Chapel on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 1:30 PM. Burial private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Children's Medical Center of Dallas, 1935 Motor Street, Dallas, TX., 75235, or to the charity of your choice. Restland 972-238-7111
Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 3, 2005