Myra Obermiller

Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Myra Jean Obermiller, 79, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at St. Mary's Health Center.

She was born Dec. 1, 1922, in Jackson, daughter of Theodore and Ethel Davis Obermiller.

Obermiller was valedictorian of the 1940 class of Jackson High School. She was a 1944 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University.

She taught school a year in Osceola, Ark., then moved to Muskegon, Mich., in 1946. She taught elementary school 34 years, retiring in Jefferson City in 1980.

Obermiller was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City and sang in the choir. She also sang in the church choir in Muskegon.

Survivors include two sisters, Martha Egley of Webster Groves, Mo., Madge Abernathy of Centerville, Ohio; three brothers, James Obermiller of Grand Rapids, Mich., Jack Obermiller of Cape Girardeau, and Jerry Obermiller of Jefferson City.

She was preceded in death by three sisters.

Friends may call at First Presbyterian Church after 10 a.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. The Rev. Rudolph Beard will officiate. Entombment will be in Riverview Cemetery Mausoleum.

Houser-Millard Jefferson City Chapel is in charge of arrangements.