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Vernie (Bender) Myers

February 3, 1934 ~ August 27, 2018 (age 84)

Vernie Myers, 84, of Grantsville, MD, died Monday, August 27, 2018, at Meyersdale Health and Rehabilitation Center, Meyersdale, PA.

Born February 3, 1934, in Meyersdale, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Savilla (Maust) Bender. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Clayton, Alvin and Ray Bender; one sister, Rosie Schrock; one daughter, Cheryl Wilhelm; one step-son, Glenn Myers and one great-grandson.

Mrs. Myers worked in the meat department for Yoder’s Inc., was a waitress and cook for various restaurants, including Grantsville Elementary School and cleaned at the Grantsville Health Center. She was a member of the New Hope Assembly of God.

She is survived by her husband, Richard B. Myers; two daughters, Glenda VanSickle, Salisbury, PA; Melinda Elliott, Winchester, VA; one son-in-law, Glenn Wilhelm, Lonaconing, MD; one step-son, Franklin B. (Susan) Myers, Gasburg, VA; one step-daughter, Deborah (Ronnie) Dameron, Stuarts Draft, VA; 11 grandchildren, Chad and Chance Lipscomb, Brandy Miller, Steven and Stacy Elliott, Leighanna Wilhelm, Jason Dameron, Travis Myers, Jenna Myers, Ron Dameron and Deneen Brannock; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor John Bender officiating. Interment will be in the Grantsville Cemetery.

The family would like to give a very special thanks to the staff of Meyersdale Health & Rehabilitation for their wonderful care.

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