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Iris Sumrall Myers

Iris Sumrall Myers, 94, of Ellisville, Mississippi, died Sunday March 3, 2019 at Guardian Angels in Laurel, Mississippi. She was born Thursday, May 8, 1924 in Ovett, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Ellisville Funeral Home in Ellisville, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Ellisville Funeral Home and the burial will follow in Ellisville City Cemetery. Bro. Luke Johnson and Bro. Robert Fennell will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (601) 477-3797.

She was a member of First Baptist Church Ellisville. She taught school for 33 years in Jones and Forrest Counties.

She was preceded in death by her father, Allie Aplin; mother, Bessie Aplin; husbands, Lamar J. Sumrall and Oren Myers; brother, Austin Aplin.

Survivors include daughters, Peggy James (Lavon) and Deborah Harless (Jerome); grandchildren, Wendy Evans (Webb), Wesley James (Margaret Anne), Brian Harless (Jessica) and, Amy Wooten (Nick); great grandchildren, Taylor Evans, Natalie Evans, Caleb James, Mary Kate James, Carmen Harless, Kaitlyn Harless, Kyle Harless, Tyler Wooten, Sydney Wooten, and Bryce Wooten; sister, Doxie Adkins (LaFroy).

Pallbearers will be Brian Harless, Wesley James, Webb Evans, Nick Wooten, Randall Buckhaults and Mike (Skeeter) Robertson.

The family would like to thank the staff of Guardian Angels for their special care and love shown to our mother.

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Iris Sumrall Myers
May 8, 1924 - March 5, 2019




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