Phyllis M. Myers

Friday, March 2, 2018

Phyllis M. Myers

April 24, 1921 - Feb. 28, 2018

PALISADE, Neb. — Phyllis M. Myers, age 96, of Palisade, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at Community Hospital of McCook.

Phyllis was born April 24, 1921, to Arthur and Nellie (Hayes) Stewart in Culbertson, Neb. She attended school in Culbertson and Palisade, graduating from Palisade High School in 1940.

On June 15, 1940, Phyllis married Raleigh Myers in Hayes Center, Neb. The couple was blessed with two children, Richard and Barbara.

Phyllis was a member of the Palisade Methodist Church and a past member of Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed taking care of her lawn and garden, and in her free time, Phyllis could be found playing cards and reading. She also worked as a reporter for the Palisade Times Newspaper for many years.

Phyllis is survived by her son, Richard and wife, Carlene Myers of Morse Bluff, Neb.; daughter, Barbara and husband, Gene Baker of North Platte; sisters, Janet McKillip of Hayes Center and Ardith Hopper of Huntsville, Ark.; sisters-in-law, Lynda Stewart of Lincoln, Neb., and Bettye Stewart of McCook; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Raleigh Myers, in 1974; parents, Art and Nellie Stewart; sisters, Helen Bailey and Norma Mae Stewart; and brothers, James and William “Bill” Stewart.

Visitation with family present will be Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Palisade United Methodist Church with Rev. Alisa Parde officiating.

Burial will follow in the Palisade Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to El Dorado Manor, PO Box 97, Trenton, NE 69044 or the Palisade Methodist Church, 103 North Powell, Palisade, NE 69040.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit our website at to leave your condolences for Phyllis’ family on her tribute wall.