Mrs. Betty Lou Myers, 91, of McPherson, passed away at 6:03 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 peacefully at the Cedars House, McPherson.


Mrs. Betty Lou Myers, 91, of McPherson, passed away at 6:03 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 peacefully at the Cedars House, McPherson.
Mrs. Myers was born on February 13, 1920, in Granada, Colo., the daughter of Victor Eugene and Lulu Elizabeth (Tabor) Sleeper.
Betty attended the Cream Valley Country School and graduated from Isabel High School, Isabel.  She then attended University of Texas, El Paso, Texas.
Betty was a member of First United Methodist Church in McPherson.
Through the years she was a Sunday school teacher, Methodist Youth Fellowship sponsor, a circle member and served her church in other capacities.  She and her husband, Harold, were charter members of the St. Pauls Methodist Church in El Paso.
Betty was a homemaker, kindergarten teacher in El Paso; and a Realtor in El Paso, Texas and McPherson where she worked for Century 21 and Ellene McKeen.
Betty was a member of 4-H and Campfire Girls; a scout leader for Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of America; P.E.O Chapter AY; volunteer for Central Homecare and Hospice; a member of the Board of Realtors; American Cancer Society; and Friends in Council.
Betty L. Sleeper was united in marriage to Harold Keith Myers on Jan. 17, 1943, in Wichita.  He died on Oct. 14, 2005.
Surviving family members include her children, Robert W. Myers and his wife Mary of Phoenix, Ariz., Ronald K. Myers and his wife Cynthia of Ames, Iowa, and Sherry Perdreauville and her husband Farrell of McPherson; her sisters, Helen Hamm and husband Warren of Pratt,  Mary  Poland widow of Don of Isabel, Katheryn Elliott widow of Don of Mulvane, June Collier of Seabeck, Wash., and Virginia Reichert of Mesa, Ariz.; her brother, Larry Clothier; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews other relatives and a host of friends.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harold K. Myers; five brothers; and two sisters
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Glidden-Ediger Chapel in McPherson.
The memorial service will be at  at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, at  First United Methodist Church, McPherson,with Reverend Mike Marion officiating.
Private family graveside services will precede the memorial service at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church in McPherson  or Habitat for Humanity, and they can be sent in care of the Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St.; McPherson, KS 67460.