Itha J. Myers, age 93, of Grants Pass, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Redwood Terrace.
Family services were held. Private mausoleum entombment was held at Hawthorne Memorial Gardens. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
Itha was born September 1, 1917 in Tillamook, Oregon to Albert & Purla Woods. In 1934 in Albany, Oregon she married Virgil S. Myers. For 21 years she worked for the University of Oregon and retired as administrator of housekeeping. In 1988 she moved from North Bend to Grants Pass. She moved to Albany in 1992 where she lived until 2004 when she returned to Grants Pass.
Itha attended the Assembly of God Church while living in North Bend, Eugene, Grants Pass, and Albany.
She especially enjoyed crafts and cooking.
Survivors include two sons, Curtis A. Myers and wife Margaret of Albany, Oregon and Gordon E. Myers and wife Teri of Creswell, Oregon; a daughter, Susan F. Johnson and husband Dann of Grants Pass, Oregon; a brother, Ward Woods of Arizona; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil S. Myers in 1989; two daughters, Marlene Myers and Bonnie Myers both in 1950; and nine siblings.