Ella Myrl (Mryt) Myrick

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Ella Myrl (Myrt) Myrick of Dumas, Ark., entered her Heavenly home on June 18, 2022. She was born on April 28, 1932, in Monticello, Ark., to Thomas and Ruby Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband (Joe Myrick); two brothers (Pete and Pat Mitchell); and two sisters (Helen Bates and Louise James). She is survived by three sons, Tommy Joe (Cheryl) Myrick, JW Myrick, and Mitch (Julie) Myrick; a daughter, Mandy (Kenny) Price; a sister, Gladys Youngblood; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren (with another due in December); along with a host of nieces and nephews. She was a retired teacher of 31 years and longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church of Dumas and their ladies' auxiliary. The family would like to thank Arkansas Hospice along with her precious caregivers who gave her excellent care at her home. Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 21 at noon, with funeral service at 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. Internment will follow at Tyro Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to Calvary Baptist Church via Rev. Julius Carter, 113 N. John, Dumas, Ark. 71639.

Published June 21, 2022

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