Sam Myers

Born: Fri., Aug. 26, 1932
Died: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Location: Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Location: Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

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At rest on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Born August 26, 1932 in Hattiesburg, MS to Lonnie and Jessie Myers.  A life-long resident of Lockport/Joliet.  He was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Co. for over 30 years and later retired.

He accepted Christ at an early age and later joined and attended Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dollie Myers; parents; Lonnie and Jessie Myers; sister, Earnestine (Ivory) Bew; brothers, Charles (Johnnie R.) Myers and Mufford Myers; and step-son, James Johnson.

He is survived by his children; Kenneth (Gloria) Dantzler of Dallas, TX; Denise Tate of Joliet, IL; step-sons, Louis (Charlene) Johnson and Milton Johnson, both of Joliet, IL; four brothers, Richard (Merlean) Myers of Lockport, IL, Lonnie (Gwendolyn) Myers of Enterprise, AL, Billy (Deborah) Myers of Petal, MS, and Ernest (Yvette) Myers of Joliet, IL; five sisters, Catherine Cornelius of Petal, MS, Jessie Edwards of Joliet, IL, Donnie (Mack) Jobe of Petal, MS, Joycelyn Myers of Lockport, IL and Sandra Thompson of Petal, MS; in-laws, Bonita Myers of Joliet, IL, Charles (DyRhonda) Mitchell, Bertha Washington, both of Tampa, FL, Ozzie (Peggy) Mitchell of Joliet, IL, Janie (Cleophus) Stephens of Chatom, AL, Riley (Linda) Mitchell of Tampa, FL, Edith (Carl) Lyles of Evansville, IN and Jerry Mitchell of Mobile, AL; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special niece, Earnesta Bew; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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