Amy R. King, age 29 of Stafford Springs, CT, died Tuesday, September 11, 2001, aboard United Airlines Flight 175. She was born October 20, 1971, in Jamestown, a daughter of Stewart ‘‘Stub’’ and Sue Peterson King. She was a 1989 graduate of Southwestern Central School and a 1991 graduate of Jamestown Community College. She was employed by United Airlines as a flight attendant, where she had worked since 1992.
|Born: October 20, 1971|
|Died: September 11, 2001|
She was extremely happy, kind and fun to be around. She was a wonderful daughter, sister and aunt, and had a great love for life. She enjoyed running, painting and traveling. She was especially close to her longtime boyfriend, Michael Tarrou, who also died in the crash, and her two nieces, Melissa and Jacqueline Lloyd, and nephew, Alex Lloyd.
Besides her parents of Celoron, nieces and nephew, she is survived by two sisters, Debbie Lloyd of Naperville, IL, and Kellie King of Mount Prospect, IL; grandmothers, Ruth Peterson of Celoron and Alice Saxton of Ashville. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Stewart King and Everett Peterson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Angus Watkins, transition pastor of First Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Memorial may be made to the American Red Cross, 325 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, NY, 14701.
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