Barbara Jean Myers, 80, of Tyrone passed away Sept. 11, 2021 at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 2, 1940 in Tyrone, the daughter of Tessie Rupert. On March 15, 1962 in Winchester, Va., she married Donald L. (Larry) Myers Sr., who survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived daughter Debra L. and husband Richard Weston III of Tyrone; sons Donald L. and wife Mila of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, and Kenneth A. Myers of Tyrone; grandchildren Kevin and Chelsie; great-grandchildren Evin and Jase; and sister Linda Crust of Altoona. She was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Harpster Jr.
She was a graduate of Tyrone Area High School, class of 1958. She had been employed by Big Yank Corp. of Tyrone, Stroehmann’s Thrift Store, and Hallmark of Altoona. She was a member of the Blair County Republican Committee, Blair County Republican Women’s Committee, Tyrone BPOE #212 where she held the office of Tiler for seven years, American Legion Post #281 Tyrone, and the Bavarian Aid Society Altoona. She loved her dogs Maggy and Tessy, going to lunch with Barb and Eva Ann, and spending time with family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Sept. 25, where friends and family will be received at 7 p.m. at the Tyrone Elks Lodge #212. There will be an Elks service at 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions in Barbara’s name may be made to the Central PA Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home, Warriors Mark. www.bruceecoxfh.com
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