Arlene Myers

Obituary of Arlene Myers

Arlene I. Myers, 101, formerly of Broadhead Ave., Jamestown, passed away Monday (April 17, 2017) in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing.

She was born February 6, 1916 in the Town of Leon, the daughter of the late William H. and Linnie M. Barber Harvey.

In earlier years she was employed by Bordens in Randolph, Jamestown Sterling and prior to retirement was employed by Chautauqua Hardware. Arlene and her husband Howard had also owned and operated the Randolph Dairy Bar.

Arlene was a member of the Henry Mosher Post 638, American Legion Auxiliary, John W. Tiffany Post V.F.W. Auxiliary, AMVETS Auxiliary which she was a charter member, and Falconer Moose Club.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Arlene also enjoyed crocheting and reading.

Surviving are three children: Ellen Walker of Frewsburg, Kay (Robert) Patch of Jamestown, William Myers of Falconer; a foster daughter Patricia Livermore of Falconer; 24 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; 58 great great grandchildren; a niece Melva Simmons of California and a nephew R. Dale Harvey of Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Allen Oakes whom she married in 1932, who died in 1935, her second husband Howard J. Myers whom she married February 29, 1936, who died November 28, 1987; a daughter Barbara Wheeler; three grandchildren: Robert Abers, James Wheeler and Tammy Whittenhall; two brothers: Charles and Reginald Harvey; two sisters Cecil Haslum and Eva Jessey; a daughter-in-law Bonnie Myers and two son-in-law's Richard Abers and Richard Walker.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Ron Lemon will officiate. Burial will be in Rutledge Cemetery, Town of Conewango, NY.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. The Henry Mosher Post 638 American Legion Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be donated to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929 or Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.