Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Myers, age 90, died at the Hillside Nursing Home in Wake Forest, NC on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. She is a native of Stanly County. She was married to Charles E. Myers, Jr. on September 23, 1950 and to this marriage was born three children. They moved to Rich Square in 1964. She was a member of the Rich Square Baptist Church. Mrs. Myers worked as a substitute teacher for the Northampton County School System. This was a great love of hers. She was the organist for the Rich Square Baptist Church and as well, the Rich Square United Methodist Church.
Preceding her in death are her mother and father, Jenny Grace Plyler and Walter C. Russell; her husband, Charles E. Myers, Jr.; two sisters, Kathleen Russell, Martha Russell and two brothers, Gilbert Russell and Chalmers Russell.
Survivors include two daughters, Lillian M. Overton and her husband Randy of Raleigh, NC and Elizabeth M. ‘Sissy’ Lee of Wake Forest, NC; one son, Charles E. Myers, lll and his wife Jenny of Winterville, NC. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Marilyn Lee, Jim Lee, lll, Stephen Overton, Jonathan Overton, Charles Myers, IV and Christopher Myers.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff and caregivers of Hillside Nursing Home of Wake Forest.