Elma ‘Dee’ Myers

Elma “Dee” Myers, 103, of Topeka, Kansas, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Marion Assisted Living in Marion, Kansas.

A private family graveside service will be at Union Cemetery near Centropolis, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Centropolis Christian Church and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences to the family may be sent through www.lamb-roberts.com.

She was born December 9, 1917, in Maryville, Missouri the daughter of D. Otis Shipps and Esda (Wright) Shipps. She graduated from Ottawa High School in 1935.

She was united in marriage to Charles A. Myers on March 21, 1936, at Harrisonville, Missouri. They shared over 70 years of marriage before the death of her husband on Oct. 26, 2006.

Dee worked at the Sunflower Ordinance Depot at DeSoto, Kansas.

She was a member of the Centropolis Christian Church, Centropolis, Kansas. She enjoyed camping with her husband wintering in Texas.

She is survived by a son, Don Myers and his wife Judie, of Wichita, Kansas; two daughters, Marilyn Neuenswander, of Lawrence, Kansas; Nancy Caudell and her husband, Charles, of Hillsboro, Kansas; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Myers was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Russell Shipps; a sister, Lois Clark and her husband, Charles.

Posted online on February 24, 2021