Jean Myers

Jean Cothran Myers


Jean Cothran Myers, 87 years, beloved wife of 69 years to Dr. Barnwell Rhett Myers, died peacefully on June 30 at the Haven, Greenville, SC. Born August 14, 1926; she was the daughter of the late Oscar Richard Cothran, Sr. and Olive Nealy Cothran of Pickens, SC.

She was preceded in death by her parents and by her two brothers Ben Cothran and O. Richard Cothran, Jr.

Besides her beloved husband, she is survived by five sons Rhett (Libby) of Greenville, SC; Michael (Laurie) of Augusta, GA; Stephen (Dena) of Columbus, OH; Scott (Gwen) of Beaufort, SC; David (Cindy) of Silver Spring, MD; and one daughter Amanda of Greenville, SC; 13 grandchildren, Amy Myers, Emily (Stirling) Morrison, Alan (Eliza) Myers, Anna Myers, Elizabeth (Skip) White, Nicholas Myers, Paul (Shannon) Myers, Austin Myers, Kathryn Myers, Olivia Myers, Emmarie Myers, Sarah Kamensky, Olivia Kamensky and Emily Keller; 8 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Frances Cothran; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Her greatest pleasures were family, friends, and babies on her lap.

In lieu of flowers, the family will appreciate donations to Smile Train at P.O. Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090 or

Cremation Society of SC-Westville

Funeral Home

Cremation Society Of South Carolina
328 Dupont Drive Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 233-7334

Published in The Greenville News on July 9, 2014