Marjorie Joan Myers

Marjorie "Margie" Joan Myers, 80, of Tallahassee, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 surrounded by her family.
She was born April 2, 1933 in Shelburn, Ind. She married the love of her life, Richard Myers on Oct. 15, 1952 in Terre Haute, Ind., and remained "his bride" for 49 years until his passing in 2001. She was a longtime resident of Wakulla County and touched many lives working at the Shadeville Elementary School, where the children affectionately referred to her as "Mama Bear." She took immense pride in her family and was a constant source of love, encouragement and understanding of all those she left behind. She was a member of the Medart Assembly of God in Crawfordville.
Survivors include Carla Maynor (Bobby) of Crawfordville, Deborah Meister (Tom) of Crawfordville, John Myers (Deanna) of Fort Mohave, Ariz., and Dean Myers (Susan) of Crawfordville; nine Grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind two sisters, Tommy (Oleta) Young of Ohio and Kathryn Coffin of Indiana. Services were held at Medart Assembly of God on Feb. 9, followed by entombment at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee FL 32308.
She remains dearly loved by her family and friends and will always be in the hearts and memories of everyone who knew her.
Published in The Wakulla News on Feb. 20, 2014