LEWISTOWN - At last, peace entered the soul of Evelyn Marie Myers, 85, on Monday, May 12, 2014, as she took the hand of Jesus and entered the gates of heaven from Ohesson Manor. She was formerly of Stone Road Court, Lewistown.
Evie, as she was affectionately called, was born May 23, 1928, to the late Roscoe R. and Zella M. Clemens.
She married her longtime sweetheart, Harry D. Myers Jr., on March 26, 1948, and they spent the next 66 years together.
Evie and Harry are the parents of four children: Carol Hockenberry and husband, David, of Lewistown, Dan Myers and wife, Susan, of Mechanicsburg, Debra Lipaj, of Sagamore Hills, Ohio, and Jeffrey Myers and wife, Tami, of Thompsontown. They are also proud grandparents of Amy Ammerman, Erin Doyle and Jennifer Smith, of Lewistown, and Meghann Myers, of Mechanicsburg, Ryan and Chelsea Lipaj, of Sagamore Hills, Ohio, Nicolas Myers, of Washington, D.C., Jesseca Myers, of Philadelphia, and Amber Myers, of Thompsontown. Great- grandchildren include Elizabeth, Ethan and Ashley Ammerman, Katie and Matthew Doyle and Kyle, Kaleb and Jenna Lee Smith, all of Lewistown. They were also blessed with great-great-grandchildren, Levi and Malachi Marks and Madison Goss, all of Lewistown.
Evie and Harry were longtime, faithful members of Grove Memorial United Methodist Church in Lewistown. Evie worked at the Bon-Ton and Fashion Bug.
Evie's service of Death and Resurrection will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Teresa Fink officiating. Interment will be in Mount Rock Cemetery.
A viewing will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be sent to Grove Memorial United Methodist Church, 611 S. Main St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Condolences may be left at www.barrfh.com.