|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1904|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2003|
Formerly of Elgin
Myrtle V. Myers, 99, of Klamath Falls and formerly of Elgin died Dec. 26 at her home. Burial was at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens in Klamath Falls.
Mrs. Myers was born March 28, 1904, to Lewis Levi and Martha Ann Riggs Cross at Indian Creek outside of Elgin. She graduated from Elgin High School and from Western Oregon College at Monmouth. She taught school at Pine Grove in Summerville and at Keno, where she met Lawrence Myers. The couple were married on June 16, 1926, in La Grande. The couple farmed in the Klamath Falls area for over 50 years. She was a member and Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star and was a Rainbow advisor for many years. She enjoyed traveling, visited almost all the states, and attended the Grand Eastern Star Temple in Washington, D.C. Since 1992 she volunteered more than 11,000 hours for the Merle West Medical Center Guild, where she crocheted a lap robe every week and stuffed puppets for children in the
Survivors include Billie Grimani of Washougal, Wash., Joy Ann Smith of Union, Kay Miller of Bend, Raymond Cross of Elgin, Beverly Horton of Mesa, Ariz., and other relatives.
Her husband died in 1992. Six brothers Lee, Raymond, George, Charles, Dell and Walter Cross and two sisters Geneva McCullough Tarbell and Elsie Hathron also died earlier.
Lagrande Observer Jan 26 2004
Lewis Levi Cross (1861 - 1926)
Martha Ann Riggs Cross (1869 - 1939)
Lawrence L Myers (1899 - 1992)
George C. Cross (____ - 1941)*
Lee Cross (1889 - 1963)*
Delbert B. Cross (1897 - 1975)*
Walter E. Cross (1902 - 1981)*
Myrtle V. Cross Myers (1904 - 2003)
Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens
Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Oct 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43193128