Myers, Helen

Written by David Green.

Helen E. Myers, 97, of Wauseon, Ohio, died Saturday, March 3, 2007, at Citizens For Quality Care in Morenci.

She was born Sept. 28, 1909, in Alexandria, Ohio, to Emmer F. and Arminta A. (Mundhenk) Morgret. She married Floyd Harry Myers Nov. 14, 1925, in Adrian, Mich., and he preceded her in death Jan. 17, 1974. 

Helen lived in the Morenci area since 1944 and was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses Church in Morenci.

Surviving Helen is one daughter, Dorothy (Merle) Brockway of Clayton, Mich.; one son, William Myers of Wauseon; 17 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd; one son, Gerald; one daughter, Elsie Bates; one sister, Linnie Hamden; one granddaughter, Janet Bates; two grandsons, Tim Myers and Elmer Bates Jr.; and one great-granddaughter, Melissa Brill.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Brother Tom Barnes officiating. Visitation is planned Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may make memorial contributions to Hospice of Lenawee or the Lenawee County Humane Society.

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