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Jarrett, Myrtis Marie Lyles Passed away in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, May 31, 2014. She was born on March 14, 1937 to Charlie Lyles Jr. and Reber Broome Lyles in Edwards, MS. Myrtis gave birth to one daughter, Renita Jarrett. A graduate of Roosevelt High School in Gary, IN, Myrtis went on to obtain her Bachelor's degree at Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN. Then she continued her education at Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN, where she received her Master's degree. Myrtis loved teaching and spent a rewarding career instructing students in the primary grades in Gary, IN and for a short while in the Jackson, MS school system. An accomplished musician, Myrtis spent many years as a pianist for the Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church, Gary, IN, and Belmont Missionary Baptist Church, Utica, MS. She freely shared her musical talents by spreading God's message through Christian music.
Published in the Post Tribune on June 29, 2014
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