Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Lela Mitchell Myers

Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 1:00 P.M.

Lela Mitchell Myers, age 88, of Somerset, Kentucky, passed from this life on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at the Jean Waddle Care Center.

Lela was born on November 3, 1934 to Grayson C. Mitchell and Wanda E. Fitzgerald Mitchell in the Shafter Community.

She was a life-long member of Slate Branch Baptist Church and former Sunday School Teacher for Senior Adults. She enjoyed traveling and especially visiting Myrtle Beach.

Lela was preceded in death by her parents, Grayson and Wanda Mitchell, husband, Billie “Eugene” Myers Sr., her first husband, Jimmie Paul Chandler, sisters, Roberta Mounce and Lulabelle Mayfield, brothers, Eugene, Norton, Luther, Roy and Russell Mitchell, and her aunt, Wilma Floyd Girdler.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her son, Gary Wayne (Sandra) Chandler of Lexington, Ky; brothers, Brent Wayne (Carrie) Mitchell of Chicago, IL; Jim (Beverly) Mitchell of Somerset, Ky; sisters, Inez Jones of Somerset, Ky and Elsie Roberts of Somerset, Ky; along with grandchildren, Brian Patrick Chandler and great-granddaughter, Alice Renee Chandler.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 4 to 6 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 1 P.M. at the funeral home with Bro. Bill Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Floyd Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Gideon Memorial Bible Fund.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Lela Mitchell Myers.

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