1936 - 2016 Joy Childress Myers, 79, of Kountze, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016. She was born in Houston, on March 25, 1936, to Mary Bell Oldham Hathorn and Otis B. Hathorn. Mrs. Myers was a longtime resident of Hardin County and had worked at the Hardin County Courthouse for over twenty-five years for District Attorneys and District Judges as a legal secretary. Her greatest love and accomplishment was her three sons and love of family and friends. Survivors include her sons, Gene Childress and his wife, Debra, of Silsbee and Kenneth and Gloria Childress of Baytown; seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; sister, Clara Wells of Houston; and daughter-in-law, Deborah Jean Childress of Kountze. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jesse Franklin Myers; son, Ray Childress; and sister, Glenda Copeland. A gathering of Mrs. Myers family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Broussard's, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee, with her interment to follow at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 25, 2016