Ida Belle (Needham) & Earl Earnest "Checotah Earl" Myers
© Mary Kirby
Obit for Earl posted by
Mar 29, 1918 - May 27, 2005
Paper: Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat (OK)
Deceased: Checotah Earl
Date: June 8, 2005
Checotah Earl was born on Mar 29, 1918 in Pierce, OK, to Elm Myers and has spent his entire life farming and ranching. On Feb. 26, 1938, he married the former Belle Needham in Stidham, and she preceded him in death on Sept 5, 2004.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, 1 daughter, Hazel Ray, 2 sisters, Betty Accord and Margaret Turpin, and one brother, Marvin Myers.
Survivors include his sons and their wives, Earnie and Merle Myers of Checotah, Jerry and Evelyn Myers of Owasso; 2 daughters, Cathy and William Jenkins of Henryetta, and Joan West of Checotah 3 brothers, Lloyd Myers of Checotah, Everett Myers of Reno, NV, and Charles Myers of Jenks; 3 sisters Lena Rea William of Wakomis, Imogene Stone of Council Hill, and Kathleen Wells of Checotah 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Earl will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2005 at 10:00 am in the First Assembly of God Church in Checotah with Pastor Junior Jenkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery. Keith Ray, Rodney and Bobby Myers, Will and Travis Jenkins, and Adam West, all grandsons of Earl will serve as caskethearers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hampton Mortuary, 211 W. Okmulgee, Checotah, OK 74426.
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