Noah Myres

Submitted by:  Cathy Shelley
Hillsboro Reporter     Monday, March 5, 1990

  Mr. Noah F. Myres, 75, of Hillsboro died Thursday, March 1, at his
residence.  He was born December 23, 1914 in Bosque County, son of Fred and
Mary Weehunt Myres.  He married Martha Mag Crist August 8, 1936 and she
preceded him in death May 18, 1972.  He later married Helen Fiew Benton
February 1, 1974.  He was a Baptist and a retired security guard for Harris
Electric Company.  Survivors include:  his wife; one stepdaughter, Elizabeth
Jo Eastlund of California; four stepsons, William Harold (Buddy) Benton of
California, Donald R. Benton of Waco, James A. Benton of Pennsylvania and
Richard L. Benton of El Paso; a number of nieces and nephews; 18
stepgrandchildren; and 11 great stepgrandchildren.  Funeral services held at
2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in
Hillsboro with Rev. Paul Owens officiating.  Burial was at Peoria.