Jean Myers, 92

Jean Catherine Myers, 92, of Kokomo, died at 5:02 pm, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown. 

She was born May 24, 1924, in Wabash County, to Alvin and Amanda (Shinn) McKillip.

Jean married Ralph "Bud" Bowen in Converse, on March 8, 1944; he died Feb. 6, 1984.  She then married Lawrence Myers in Wabash on Oct. 20, 1990; he died Aug. 6, 1996.  She was a 1942 graduate of Chippewa High School.  She was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ, the Richvalley Homemakers Extension Club, and the Woman's Clubhouse.

She is survived by two children, Kathy A. Roller and Mark D. Bowen, both of Peru; three grandchildren, Michelle L. (Scott) Waymire of Kokomo, Julie L. (Kris) Kimmerling of Marion, and Michael (Amanda) Bowen of Upland; seven great-grandchildren, Shelby Claire Waymire and Abby Jean Waymire, both of Kokomo, Grace Kimmerling, Faith Kimmerling, and Hope Kimmerling, all of Marion, and Bethany and Henry Bowen of Upland; two step-sons, Greg (Barbara) Myers of Fort Wayne, and Stan (Patsy) Myers, of Wabash; four step-grandchildren, Brian (Shelly) Myers and Jeff (Whitney) Myers, both of Wabash, and Pat (Angela) Myers of Indianapolis and Barry (Lisa) Myers, of Carmel; nine step great-grandchildren Cason Myers, Quinn Myers, Caroline Myers, and Mia Myers, all of Wabash, Michael Myers, Michelle Myers, and Melissa Myers, all of Indianapolis, and Madelyn and Mark Myers of Carmel; brother, Ken (Betty Jo) McKillip of Wabash; and three sisters-in-law, Judy McKillip, Lois McKillip, and Betty McKillip, all of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents; sister, Beulah Lilves; three brothers, Robert McKillip, James McKillip, and Jack McKillip; and great granddaughter, Sara Waymire.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Bachelor Creek Church of Christ, 2147 N. State Road 15, Wabash, with David Stokes officiating.  Burial will be in Ever Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

Preferred memorial is the charity of the donor's choice.

The memorial guest book for Jean may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Sep 27