Ethel Brumley

May 21, 1956 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 65)


Ethel Norine (Fricke) Brumley passed away on August 20, 2021 at the age of 65 in Porterville. Ethel was born on May 21, 1956 in Porterville, California to Vernon and Velma (Beckham) Fricke, who both preceded her in death. Ethel was raised in Terra Bella California, attended Terra Bella Elementary school,Porterville High School and was a graduate of Fresno State. Ethel dedicated her entire career to educating children. Her educational career spanned over 30 years. She worked for several schools in the area, which included Terra Bella, Porterville, Woodville and Towanits. She worked as a teacher’saide for many years and then as a primary and intermediate teacher. Ethel also taught Sunday School for many years at her church where she faithfully attended.  She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and quilting; she would often make crafts andhandmade gifts for her friends and loved ones.

Ethel is survived by her husband, John Brumley of 46 years; her son Randy Brumley and his wife Bernadette. She is also survived by her step-mother Katherine Fricke and numerous family members and friends.

Services will be held at Porterville New Beginning Assembly of God, 108 N. Wisconsin Street, Porterville CA 93257. Interment will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery. Donations may also be made to the church in honor of Ethel in lieu of flowers.

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