Lilia H. Myers

Lilia H. Myers, 93, Altoona, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at The Winds at Mattern Orchard.

She was born in Uniontown, the daughter of Jesse and Jessie Harford.

Surviving are her daughter, Beverly (Robert) Eyer; two grandsons: Bobby (Dorte) and James (Annette); two great-grandsons: Benjamin and Christopher; a sister-in-law, Doris; a nephew, Ron; and niece, Tricia.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, James P. Myers Jr.; and her brother, Harold Harford.

Lilia graduated from Arnold High School. Her first job was at Strem Studio. For many years, she worked at Hickory Farms in the Logan Valley Mall. Lilia corresponded with James, who served in the Army Air Force during WWII, and they were married shortly after his discharge from the service. Her grandchildren and also her great-children were the joy of her life. Watching both college football and the Steelers was a favorite fall pastime.

Lilia attended the First Church of Christ and enjoyed many of her church friends. Many fun times were spent with her various card clubs. Jackie Ball and Carol Monti, her best friends, had many good times together.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Winds of Mattern Orchard for her care. Also, thanks to Grane Hospice for their loving care during this difficult time.

Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Pastor John Collins officiating.