Obituary of Elizabeth A. Myers
ELIZABETH A. MYERS
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Elizabeth A. Myers, also known as Betty, on October 10, 2023 at the age of 80. Betty was a beloved lifelong resident of Zion, IL, and married her teenage sweetheart Jerrid Myers in 1961. Together, they shared 66 wonderful years, 62 of which they were happily married. Betty worked as the Electronics Manager at Kmart for many years before retiring. She was a proud mother, a devoted fan of the Chicago Bears, and enjoyed indulging in pumpkin ice cream.Betty also loved spending time with her family, getting her hair and nails done, and, above all, her faith in God.
Betty was a social butterfly who made friends easily and touched the hearts of many. She was wellknown in her community for her many years as a crossing guard on Herman Ave & 173, as well as her time spent as the Cub Scouts Den Mother. During her retirement, she enjoyed traveling, gardening, and spending time with her loved ones.
Betty is survived by her husband Jerrid Myers; her son Thomas (Gina) Myers of Zion, IL; and her grandsons, Justin (Christina) Myers of Winthrop Harbor, IL, and Tyler Crawford of MN. She is also survived by her brothers, William (Nancy) White of Waukegan, IL, and Buster (Julie) White of Beach Park, IL, as well as her sister-in-law Virginia (Ginny) Adams of Zion, IL. Betty was blessed with great-grandchildren Aya, Jerrid, and Gene Myers, and her long time friends Jerry and Carol Cooper of FL. She had many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews all over the country. Betty enjoyed talking and teasing her grandsons Roy (Nicole) Fields of ID, Devin (Janelle) Fields of AZ, her granddaughter Nicole Fields of AZ, and her 6 great-grandchildren in Arizona.
Her parents, Hugh & Verna White of Zion, IL preceded Betty in death. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all those who knew her. The family would like to thank Advocate Health Hospice Care team for all their support, and care.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2023 at 12:30 p.m. followed by a funeral servcie at 2:00 p.m. at Congdon Funeral Home, 3012 Sheridan Rd., Zion, IL 60099.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elizabeth Myers, please visit Tribute Store
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