Graveside services with military honors for Orman J. “Johnie” Myers will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at Holt Cemetery near Richland Springs. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Blaylock Funeral Home in Brownwood.
He passed away on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at his home Nov. 25, 1923, in Rising Star. He was a WWII veteran serving in Europe until he was wounded in 1945. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals for his service. He married Martha Rowell in July of 1946 in Richland Springs.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Myers of Early; daughter, Erma Ellison of Santa Anna; three sons, Johnie Myers of Columbus, Ohio, Douglas Myers of Comanche, Robert Myers of Early; daughter-in-law, Joyce Myers of Coleman; son-in-law, Ronnie Martin of Comanche; 16 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.