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Interment following funeral service

St Andrews Cemetery
Saturday August 14th, 2021

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Funeral Service

New Hope Baptist Church
Saturday August 14th, 2021

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Deacon S.M. Myers

On January 10, 1936, S.M. was the youngest son of eight born to the late Mr. Willie Myers and Mrs. Alberta (Brown) Myers. S.M. grew up in Onalaska, Texas and attended Public School. S.M. was later recognized for his participation on the football team of Dunbar High School when they played in the State Championship!

As an adult, S.M. worked hard and played hard. He was both a Deacon and Sunday School teacher at his church. S.M. was also the first Black Supervisor in the Oil Field Company (Equipment renewal) where he worked.

S.M. was married to Ruth (Starghill) Myers, his devoted and incomparable wife for over thirty years.

He was the youngest brother to the late Wilson Myers, the late Alberta Myers Steen, the late Eugene Myers, the late Willie Myers Jr., Emmer Myers Eleby of Livingston, Texas, the late Arlee Myers Purvis, and the late Reverend Robert Myers Sr.

S.M. was a family man, especially a committed father to his seven children.

He was preceded in death by two sons: Eddie Love Onalaska, Texas, and Kevin Myers of Houston, Texas, and one grandson: Marquise Briscoe of Houston, Texas.

He leaves to cherish his memories: wife: Ruth Myers of Houston, Texas; sons: Mark A. Myers Sr. of Waldorf, MD and Michael V. Myers of San Marcus, TX; three daughters: Adelphia (Renae) Myers-Collins of Missouri City, TX, Carolyn E. Briscoe (Joe) of Atlanta, and Yvette M. Vanison (Bryant) of Missouri City, TX. Over the years S.M. spent quality time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, friends and other dear relatives to cherish his memories.

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I have Fond memories of S. M. from our high school days at Dunbar. Sorry to hear of his passing, and our sympathy goes out to his family. May the Lord's hands of compassion and love and his guiding light from above , shine down upon you and give you strength during this time of sorrow. May you find comfort in knowing that friends share in your loss. We are praying for the family.Edd Lewis White & Family, Dunbar 1955

Edd Lewis White Sr. and Family Aug 13 2021 12:00 AM

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