Thursday, February 24, 2011

Letha H. Myers, 1921-2011

Letha Harris Myers

Letha H. Myers, 1921-2011

Letha Harris Myers, 89, of Chumuckla passed away on February 21, 2011 in her home with family at her side. Mrs. Myers was born on April 8, 1921 to the late Phil and Vernie Harris. She was a charter member of New Hope Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, traveling, church, and her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 49 years, Curt Myers; and twelve brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Myers is survived by her four children, Linda (Ray) Stinson, Nadine (James) Carnley, Deborah (Jim) Miller, and Drew (Kim) Myers; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brother, Hoover (Lillian) Harris; special niece that she loved dearly, Linda Harris; and many other nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends from 6-8pm Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at Lewis Funeral Home Pace Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Lewis Funeral Home Pace Chapel with Rev. Dan Hellums and Rev. Dykes Strickling officiating. Burial to follow in Elizabeth Chapel Community Cemetery.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Emerald Coast Hospice; 1555 North Palafox, Pensacola, FL 32501. Special thanks to Maureen, Bonnie, Sandra, Alesha, Phyllis, Evenlyn, Iris, Dr. Sullivan, and Chaplain Joe from Emerald Coast Hospice for the wonderful care, love and compassion they gave to our mother. We will be forever thankful for caregivers, Betty Clepper and Cathe Siewert, who were a Godsend to our mother and to us.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Myers grandsons.

She was the backbone of our family and we will miss and love her forever. Friends may send condolences and share fond memories with the family at

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on February 23, 2011

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