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Barry Everett Myers

September 22, 1949 ~ December 3, 2018 (age 69)

Barry Everett Myers, 69, passed away surrounded by his family, early Monday morning, December 3, 2018.

Barry was born in Sacramento, California on September 22, 1949. He was a son of the late Chaplain Colonel Thomas E. Myers and Lillian Cox Myers. Barry married his loving wife of 29 years, Ellen Haselden Myers, on December 31, 1989.

Barry was a graduate of Hemingway High School and Francis Marion University. He spent his career as an Editor and Publisher of the Lake City News and Post and Weekly Observer in Hemingway.

Barry was a member of Scranton United Methodist Church, where he served on the Council on Ministries and Pastor Parish Relations Committee. He was also a member of the Scranton United Methodist Men, Julian Haselden Sunday School class, and church choir.

Barry is survived by his wife, Ellen Haselden Myers, of the home; one daughter, Amanda Myers, of Charleston; brother, Lt. Col. Joseph E. (Terri) Myers of Martinsburg, WV; sister-in-law, Aileen (Bucky) Tillotson of Columbia; two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Haselden of Columbia and Clayton (Susan) Haselden of Richmond, Va.; nieces, April (Justin) Bateman of Florence, Julie Tillotson of Columbia, Myriah (Ryan) Adams of Richmond, Va., Barbara Leigh (Jeremy) Hess of Richmond, Va., Samara (Daniel) Grinnan of Richmond, Va., and Korinne Myers of Martinsburg, WV.  

He was preceded in death by one nephew, Matthew Joseph Myers.

Visitation will be at Carolina Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018, in the Scranton United Methodist Church, with Rev. Wright Turbeville officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, directed by Carolina Funeral Home.

Memorials may be sent to Scranton UMC, PO Box 159, Scranton, SC 29591.

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