Jan. 18, 1961 Haynesville Claiborne Parish Louisiana, USA
"Myrtie" was a daughter of Amos Hilliard and Willie Taylor Lawless. She married William Thomas Bourn. To this union came a son, William Toxy Bourn. She received her teacher training at Huntsville Normal. She became a teacher in the Jaybird School on Jaybird Lane near Mount Zion Methodist Church and cemetery in her younger years before marrying Mr. Bourn. She was a teacher in the Jaybird school near Mt. Zion Methodist Church near DeBerry, Panola County, Texas.