Miriam Eunie Eaton Styers, 87, died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Magnolia Place in New Albany. She was born February 2, 1929, in Dumas, MS., to William Ellis Eaton and Laura Emily Linebarger Eaton. She was a member of the New Albany Church of Christ where she was a member of the Adult Three Sunday School class and taught a young peoples Sunday School class. She was a retired teacher in the New Albany City Schools and a member of Union County Retired Teachers Association. She was a volunteer with meals-on-wheels and a member of Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County hospital auxiliary.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2017, at United Funeral Service with Minister Mike King officiating. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Gardens in Ripley. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by 1 sister: Elizabeth Lang of New Albany; 1 brother: J. L. Eaton of Dumas, MS.; 8 nieces; and 4 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Seth W. Styers; 1 brother: William Eaton; and 2 nieces.
Pallbearers will be Brad Eaton, John David Eaton, Colin Collins, Clay Collins, Johnny Maddox, Jon Anderson, Johnnie Everitt, and Lew McCravy.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 28, from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at United Funeral Service, Inc., 700 Highway 15 South, New Albany, MS, US, 38652.