Jane Myers

From the Journal-News

MYERS, Jane W. Age 94 of Berkeley Square, Hamilton, passed away on Monday December 10, 2012. She was born on December 20, 1917 the daughter of the late Howell and Madge (Davis) Waddle, Jr. She was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated in 1938 from Newcomb College where she earned her BA degree, the Mathematics Award and was a member of Chi Omega. In 1940 she earned a MA degree in mathematics from Tulane University, and in 1955 completed courses in education at Youngstown College. On July 2, 1942 she married Donald Brown Myers who preceded her in death on April 1, 1968. In 1961, Mrs. Myers began her teaching career at Wilson Junior High School, where she served as the advisor to the National Junior High Honor Society. In 1969 she was named a Jennings Scholar, and at the same time she served for 26 years, as financial Advisor to the Miami University Chapter of Chi Omega earning the Miami University Inter-Fraternity Council Advisor Award in 1969. Retiring from these two activities, she joined the Ft. Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary serving as President from 1993 to 1999 and the board of trustees of the Emergency Money Fund as recorder. In September of 1998 the YMCA named her an Outstanding Woman of Achievement. Upon retiring from the Emergency Money Fund, Patrick Moeller, Mayor of Hamilton, declared January 24, 2010 as "Jane Myers Day" in the City of Hamilton, Ohio. Jane is survived by her son Donald Myers and wife Pamela of Bellevue, Washington; grandsons, David Myers and his wife Dawn and Nicholas Myers, and by her adopted family of Kenneth and Barbara Pierson of Hamilton and their children, David Pierson, Elizabeth Karamian and Ellie Pierson. She was member of Chi Omega, The Presbyterian Church, NEA, OEA and the Berkeley Square community. Graveside services will be held at 10 AM on Thursday December 13, 2012 at the Rose Hill Burial Park with Dr. John Lewis officiating. Condolences to the family may be left at www.Webb-Noonan.com