Monday, July 28, 1952 - Monday, September 15, 2014
Mrs. Emily Myers of Dothan departed this life Monday afternoon, September 15, 2014 at home following an extended illness. She was 62.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Memory Hill Cemetery with Rev. Coley Holloway officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 104 Rock Bridge Road, Dothan, AL 36303.
Emily was born in Houston County, AL July 28, 1952. She grew up in the Malvern Community in Geneva County. She attended Taylor Elementary and graduated from Slocomb High School in 1970. After graduation she was employed with GTE, was a substitute teacher and was employed with the Houston Love Memorial Library when she was diagnosed with cancer on March 20, 2012. She loved her library family and friends. She enjoyed reading, shopping at thrift stores and working in her yard.
She will be greeted in her heavenly home, into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father Jesus, her father, Robert James Merritt; her grandparents: James Clyde and Rubye Clark Merritt and William Will and Ida Nora Howell Merritt; aunts, uncles and cousins.
She leaves her earthly home survived by her husband, Ron Myers; mother, Ida Jean Collins; children: Alexa Roney, Adam Roney, Kathy and Matthew Peters; sister and brother-in-law, Denise and Wayne Trawick; mother-in-law, Evie Myers; niece and husband, Hope and Blake Kirkland; her pride and joy, great nieces: Layne and Addyson Kirkland; many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family and friends.
Special “Thank You” to all the doctors and nurses who treated her. Also, to Covenant Hospice nurses and volunteers for their special care.
For God So Loved the World, he needed another “Angel”.