Barbara Jean Myers
Oct. 2, 1940 – Sept. 11, 2021
Barbara Jean Myers, 80, of Tyrone, passed away Saturday at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness. She was born in Tyrone, the daughter of Tessie Rupert.
On March 15, 1962, in Winchester, Va., she married Donald L. “Larry” Myers Sr., who survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Debra L. and her husband, Richard Weston III, of Tyrone; sons: Donald L. and his wife, Mila, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, and Kenneth A. Myers of Tyrone; grandchildren, Kevin and Chelsie; great-grandchildren, Evin and Jase; and a sister, Linda Crust of Altoona.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Harpster Jr.
Barbara was a graduate of Tyrone Area High School, Class of 1958. She had been employed by Big Yank Corp. of Tyrone, Stroehmann’s Thrift Store and Hallmark of Altoona.
She was a member of the Blair County Republican Committee, Blair County Republican Women’s Committee, Tyrone BPOE #212, where she held the office of Tiler for seven years, American Legion Post #281 Tyrone and the Bavarian Aid Society.
Barbara loved her dogs, Maggy and Tessy, going to lunch with Barb and Eva Ann and spending time with family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, where friends and family will be received at Tyrone Elks Lodge #212. There will be an Elks service at 7:45 p.m.
Memorial contributions in Barbara’s name may be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.
Arrangements are by Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home, Warriors Mark.