Sam Myers, 89, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord and his brothers and sisters, Sunday, November 3, 2019. Sam was a faithful longtime member of Russellville Baptist Church. He entered the U S Army in 1951 during the Korean war. He was the former owner of Morristown Athletic Supply.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Flora Odom Myers; brothers, Dock Myers, of Russellville, Cass Myers of Thorn Hill; sisters, Verdie Myers, Lou Claborn, Dora Trent, Hazel Beeler, Gladys Ferguson, all of Morristown, and Dent Wolfe of Treadway; four nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his companion and life partner of 50 years, Shirley Phillips; eighteen special nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are planned for 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Russellville Baptist Church with Reverend Gene Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends 5:00 – 8:00 prior to the service. Military graveside services are planned for 11:00 am Friday, November 8, 2019 in Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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