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Dearl Myers

August 19, 1940 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 78)
Dearl Myers, 78, of Morristown, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 after an extended illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Burley and Hester Myers of Morristown, mother-in-love, Ellen (Earl) Trent of Sneedville, TN, son, David Lee Myers of Rutledge, TN and sister-in-love, Sharon Myers of Morristown, TN.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Phyllis Trent Myers; daughter, Stephanie (Kevin) Riggs of Acworth, GA; five grandchildren, Nicolas (Marcela) Daniels, Kaela Riggs, Carissa Riggs, Cody Myers and Dylan Myers. He is also survived by his brothers, Merle Myers and Farell (Kathy) Myers and sisters, Eva (Wayne) Johnson and Linda (Donnie) Lamb. He had 8 nieces and nephews and 21 great nieces and nephews. He leaves a host of other family and friends; all of these he loved dearly.
Dearl was saved as a young boy at prayer meeting. He was a long time member of Power House Missionary Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School teacher and Song Leader for many years. He loved to sing and traveled as part of The Good Shepherd Quartet.
Dearl owned Morristown Real Estate and retired from real estate after 45 years. He was a broker and auctioneer.
Dearl loved his old cars, Civil War history, hunting relics, his genealogy and his people. He enjoyed loving on others and quietly helping as he was led.
Special thanks to Smoky Mountain Hospice, specifically Meagan and Stephen, who helped care for Dearl since May.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2018 at Alder Funeral Home and the funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Steve Johnson and Rev. Lonnie D. Dalton officiating. Family and friends will meet Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Hamblen Memory Gardens for a 1:00 p.m. graveside service.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home


Cemetery Details

Hamblen Memory Gardens
5421 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy.
Russellville, TN, 37860

Visitation

OCT 19. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Alder Funeral Home

4524 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy

Morristown, TN, 37814

Funeral Service

OCT 19. 7:00 PM

Alder Funeral Home

4524 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy

Morristown, TN, 37814

Graveside Service

OCT 20. 1:00 PM

Hamblen Memory Gardens

5421 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy.

Russellville, TN, 37860

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