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Obituaries

Obituaries

Joy Garnet Myers 1921 - 2008 Oskaloosa

Funeral services for Joy Garnet Myers, 86, Fort Collins, Colo., will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.Mrs. Myers died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Windsor Care Center in Windsor, Colo. She was born Dec. 4, 1921, in Wessington Springs, S.D., the daughter of John Ralph and Rose Etta Vaughn Coltharp. She attended school in South Dakota and Havensville. She lived in Oskaloosa and Tonganoxie for many years before she moved to Colorado.She married Harlo Elton Myers in January 1941 in California. The couple owned and operated a restaurant in Colorado. Mr. Myers died Jan. 6, 2008. She also was preceded in death by a son, Gary H. Myers, on Nov. 6, 1996.Survivors include a daughter, Debra "Heidi" Patel, Fort Collins, Colo.; a son, Rick L. Myers, Camarillo, Calif.; two sisters, Charlotte Smith, Ozawkie, and Marilyn Hofferber, Denver; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home before the services.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.barnettchapeloaks.com">barnettchapeloaks.com</a>.