Clyde "C J" Myers
Funeral services for Clyde "C. J." Myers will be held at the Glenmora Baptist Church in Glenmora on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 2 pm the Reverend Falis Holloway will officiate. Internment will follow in the Alexandria Memorial Gardens under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Mr. Myers, age 79, passed away at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital of Alexandria on June 10, 2013. He graduated from Glenmora High School and attended Northwestern University before he began his military service in the United States Army. Mr. Myers was a member of the Glenmora Baptist Church. C. J. was involved with many activities. His family was the delight of his life. He was president of Glenmora Optimist Club several years and served as chairman of the Glenmora High School Rodeo for many years. The rodeo proceeds supported the ball fields for the betterment of the youth in the community. He was a Glenmora Town Councilman for twenty-nine consecutive years and a Mason for fifty years. His life work was with construction and heavy equipment sales. Working with people and spending time with his family were his great joy. He had a great love for horses, animals and sports.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde W. and Clara Curtis Myers; one daughter, Jodi Myers; and one sister, Shirley Rogers.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years, Miriam Myers of Glenmora; three children, Clyde Howard Myers (Stacey), Margaret "Cookie" Myers (Bill Ryland), and Sara Sutton (Wayne) all of Glenmora; his loving sister, Gayle Gunter (Bill) of Glenmora; grandchildren, Josh Myers, Hannah Myers, Klaire Sutton, Aaron Sutton, and Cameron Sutton; and a host of family and friends.
Pallbearers to serve will be Roger Turner, Louis Turner, David Gunter, Monroe Thompson, Ronnie Bryant, and Jerry Moore. Honorary pallbearers to serve will be Josh Myers, Joe Rivers, Jimmy Jarrell, and Sonny Lewis.
Special appreciation is given to the caregivers at Matthews Memorial Health Center, Cabrini Hospital and to Doctor Hayes.
Friends may visit Wednesday, June 12 from 5 pm until 10 pm in the Glenmora Methodist Church and on Thursday, June 13 from 1 pm until time of service in the Glenmora Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made in honor of Mr. C. J. Myers to Glenmora Baptist Church Youth Fund, 910 9th St Glenmora, LA 71433.
White Oaks Funeral Home
110 S 12Th St Oakdale, LA 71463
Published in The Town Talk on June 12, 2013