Willodeen Myers
Willodeen Myers
  • September 10, 1926 - January 18, 2016
  • Rock Island, Illinois

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Willodeen Myers, age 89 of Rock Island, died Monday, January 18, 2016 in the care of Genesis Hospice at the home of her son in Moline.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island.

Willodeen was born on September 10, 1926 in Brilliant, AL, a daughter of William Davis Estes and Lillie (Flippo) Estes. She married Otis Neal Myers on July 13, 1942 in Hamilton, AL. He preceded her in death on September 21, 1990.

Willodeen was a homemaker for most of her life, raising 10 children. For many years she was a member and attended the Salvation Army Church in Moline, but more recently had been attending Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in Milan. In her free time she enjoyed playing Bingo, and spending time with her family, especially her many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Left to honor her memory are her children, Elbert (Sherrie) Myers, Adina Hurtado, Judy (Bruce) Smith, Richard (Candy) Myers, and Brenda Myers, all of Rock Island, Michael (Amy) Myers, Moline, Ronald (Jennifer) Myers, Davenport, and Lorrie Myers, Rock Island; 42 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, and a large extended family.

In addition to her husband, Otis, her daughters, Linda Myers and Peggy Bird preceded Mrs. Myers in death.

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