Journal Express, Knoxville, IA


March 28, 2014

Kay Myers

Kay Diane Myers was born April 23, 1939, in Iowa City, the daughter of Roy and Gladys (Moore) Lenz.

Kay graduated from Iowa City High School and then worked at Herteen & Stocker Jewelry Store. On Aug. 8, 1959, she was united in marriage to Pat Myers in Iowa City. The couple has lived in Pleasantville most of their married lives. Kay grew a beautiful rose garden every year and dutifully tended to the plants. She enjoyed the roses so much; she became a certified rose judge. Kay was also an avid Hawkeye Basketball fan. She very much enjoyed her and Pat’s home at the Lake of the Ozarks and socializing with their many friends.

Kay passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at her home in Camdenton, Mo., at the age of 74 years surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents. Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Pat; son, Phil and daughter-in-law, Linda Myers; daughters: Susie Myers-Heathman and Kathy Myers all of Pleasantville; six grandchildren: Conner Myers, Halle and Lucas Myers, Hannah, William, and Benjamin Heathman; twin sister, Karen and brother-in-law, Terry Evans of Springville, Iowa, and many other family members and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at the Christian Church in Pleasantville on Saturday, March 22, with Pastor Donna Murphy-Ceradsky and Ron Danks officiating. Musical Selections were “For the Good Times” and “Wind Beneath My Wings”. Casket Bearers were John Franey, Neulyn Miller, Conner Myers, Lucas Myers, Harold Horsman and Terry Evans. Honorary Casket Bearers were William Heathman and Benjamin Heathman. Interment was in the Pleasantville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasantville Christian Church. Mason Funeral Home handled arrangements and online condolences may be left at

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