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Mary M. Myers, known by her granddaughter as "Sen", 98, Carthage, Mo., went to her Heavenly home on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, with her loving family at her bedside.
Mary Maxine Coble was born April 4, 1919, in Walnut Grove, Mo., to the late Albert F. Coble and Bernice (Simmons) Coble. She was a 1937 graduate of Everton High School.
Mary was united in marriage to Donal M. Myers on Nov. 10, 1939, in Ash Grove, Mo.; they celebrated 78 years of marriage on Nov. 10, 2017.
Mary was a homemaker and a seamstress. She was a client of Jody Mitchell, who cut her hair for 40 years.
Mary Maxine is survived by her very loving husband, Donal, who took the best care of his wife during her sickness. Additional survivors include her daughter, Katherine Sue Goettel, Carthage; granddaughter, Kendra Sue Goettel-Clements (husband, Jay), Carthage; one sister, Linda Lee Mallory, Willard, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews. Also, she had a very good caregiver, Janice Huntley, Mercy Hospice, and a wonderful neighbor, Lynn Alumbaugh. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Dorothy O'Kelley; and one brother, Gordon Coble.
Visitation will be held 1:30-2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, at Knell Mortuary, Carthage. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Rev. Ron Franklin and Rev. Thad Beeler will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Park Cemetery, Carthage.
Memorial gifts are suggested to the First Baptist Church, Carthage, or Shriner's Hospitals for Crippled Children, in care of Knell Mortuary, 308 West Chestnut, Carthage, MO 64836.
Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.
Published on January 3, 2018
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