Muriel (Betty) Elizabeth Myers, 95 years old, formerly of Newport, went to be with her Lord on September 7, 2019. She was born May 15, 1924 in Carlisle to Paul H. McVey and Nada Winkler McVey Clouser Gardner. Betty was a member of the Highland Presbyterian Church in Newport and its New Beginnings Club and a follower of the Unity Church of Christ.. She was a certified lapidary journalist and gemologist and member of the Central PA Gem and Mineral Club, Newport Civic Club, Newport American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries, and Newport Senior Center and its kitchen band. She enjoyed camping, traveling, crossword puzzles, reading, playing bingo and her plants and flowers.
Betty was the widow of William R. Myers and is survived by her daughter, Dawn D. Myers Hughes (James) of Blackstone, VA, seven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her sons, William R. Myers Jr. and Joseph H. Myers; daughter, Linda L. Zentz; brother, Richard Dean McVey and sister, Fern Romaine McVey Ernest Goudy.
Services will be held Monday, September 16 from the Highland Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Road, Newport with a viewing from 2 PM until the funeral service at 3 PM with the Reverend Nancy McClure officiating. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.