Opheline Myers, 88, of Shady Point died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Monroe and Jessie (Keeling) Abbott of Ada. Opheline was born Dec. 11, 1924, in Egypt, Okla. Opheline was united in marriage to Curtis Myers on Nov. 11, 1944, at their preacher’s home in Ada. Curtis and Opheline moved to Poteau in 1972, where they opened the Sonic Drive In. Opheline was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Earl Abbott of Las Vegas Nev., Orville Abbott of Albuquerque, N.M.; and her twin sister, Pauline Dew of Ada.
Survivors include her husband, Curtis of the home; daughter, Geraldine Haskins and husband Jerry of Ashdown, Ark.; sons, Don Myers and wife Judye of Mena, Ark., Danny Myers and wife, Timmie of Shady Point; seven grandchildren, Jeffrey Haskins and wife, Machelle of Ashdown, Ark., Tracy Womack of Ashdown, Ark., Cotye Myers of Mena, Ark., Brandi Sachs and husband David of Mena, Ark., Justin Myers and wife Kendra of Mena, Ark., Tory Myers of Rosebud, Ark., Tyla Myers of Shady Point; 11 great grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy Stiles of Ada, Jean Sims of Moore, Joyce Scroggins of Moore; brother, Richard Abbott of Duncan; and a host of family and friends.
Services were held Monday, May 20, at Shady Point Assembly of God with the Rev. Joe Owen officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, handled arrangements.
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