Obituaries: Helen Myers

OTTUMWA-Helen L. Myers, 94, of Ottumwa, died at 8:35 a.m. January 30, 2017 at Vista Woods Care Center.

She was born January 28, 1923 in Ottumwa to Edwin and Mamie Pickle Stevens.  She married Vernon Hoskins and he preceded her in death.  She married Floyd Myers and he preceded her in death.

Helen was a 1941 graduate of Agency High School and also a graduate of the Iowa Success School.

During World War II, Helen had worked in the Pentagon. She had also worked for Dr. Fox and Dr. Berg in Ottumwa.

Surviving is her sister, Carolyn Barnett of Ottumwa; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Joann Orona and Irene Stevens and two brothers, Loren and Raymond Stevens.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.