March 24, 2011

(2/25/1933 - 3/18/2011)

Gladys Marie Myers, 78, of Bangor, CA, formerly of Fairmont, died Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Rideout Hospital in Marysville, CA.

She was born the daughter of Lloyd and Emma Murphy on February 25, 1933 near Dekora, IL. At an early age, Gladys and her brother, Francis, moved to Fairmont and were raised by her uncle and aunt, Alvin and Ellie Murphy. She moved to Burlington when she was 14 to live with her sister, Anna Van Sant.

Gladys married Jimmy Myers on July 26, 1948 in Monmouth, IL.

Jimmy served in the United States Air Force for 20 years. They raised two children, Jimmy, Jr. and Roberta. Gladys suffered with migraine headaches, but they seldom stopped her from working and caring for her family. She was a wonderful wife and an outstanding cook.

She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her husband and two children.

A private inurnment at Bear Creek Cemetery, south of Wyaconda, will occur at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to the Myers family via email at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Gerth Funeral Service from their Wyaconda chapel.

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