Myrtle Haywood

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TAYLOR, Mich. — Myrtle Jean Simpson Haywood, 73, of Taylor, MI, formerly of Harlan County, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at her daughter's residence in Taylor, MI. She was born August 17, 1940 in Red Bird, KY. Myrtle worked as a Pharmacy Technician for many years and believed in the Baptist faith.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Oscar Haywood, Jr.; her parents, Lige Simpson and Susie Caldwell Simpson; one daughter, Tonya Sue Haywood; two brothers, Benny Marvin Simpson and Bobby Ray Simpson.

Myrtle is survived by three children, Karen Renee Haywood Brown and husband Dan; Jeffery Allen Haywood and Bobby Wayne Haywood, all of Taylor, MI; and a very special aunt, Sudie Simpson, Keith, KY.

Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Loyall Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, in the chapel of Loyall Funeral Home with Reverend Arnold Martin officiating.

Burial will be in the Harlan County Memorial Gardens, Fresh Meadows, KY.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be left at or

Loyall Funeral Home is in charge of her arrangements.

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Published in The Harlan Daily Enterprise from July 22 to July 23, 2014