GEORGE MORRIS MYERS, JR.
1946 MO – 2006 AR
Morris wearing his
AAFA shirt at an Annual Meeting
Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR—Saturday, 25 March 2006
HOT SPRINGS—George Morris Myers, Jr., age 59, died
Wednesday, March 22, 2006. He is survived by his wife Rebecca (Key) Myers, his
brother and wife, Bert and Mary Myers, of North Little Rock, Ark.; and nieces,
Melissa and Melody Myers. He was preceded in death by his parents, George
Morris Myers, Sr. and Edna Hughes Myers.
Morris graduated from the University of
Arkansas, Fayetteville, in 1971 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He
pursued a career in computer science and worked for IBM, Amdahl, Tandem/Compaq,
Hewlett Packard, and Platform Solutions. His career led him to homes in various
states and memberships in several Baptist Churches.
Morris was well-educated in several areas of
expertise, a member of Mensa, the Alford Family association [AAFA], and the
Pike County Archives and History Society. He maintained several genealogy Web
sites and was the editor of the periodical The Gems of Pike County, Arkansas
published by Pike County Archives and History Society. He was active in The
Self Family Association. He will be missed nationwide by family, friends and co‑workers....
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at
Tyro Cemetery, near Star City, Ark.
from Tyro Cemetery, Star City, Lincoln Co., AR—www.findagrave.com
Permission granted by
the photographer, Jerry McMenis
Photo posted 20
NOTES: SSDI records show that Morris Myers (SS# issued in AR) was
born 1 Oct 1946, last residence not listed.
From the time he joined AAFA in 1999, Morris was
an active member. From 1999 until his death, he attended every annual meeting
but the one in 2000. He was the manager of the Robert 1760 England branch, and
he was our webmaster at the time he died. He also served as Vice President and
on the Board of Directors.
The Pike County [AR] Archives and History
Society, where he served as webmaster, has a web page dedicated to
Morris. He also maintained a website, An Arkansas
Connection, which has been incorporated into the PCAHS site.
Alford lineage, from one of his great-great-grandmothers: Nancy Ann 1820 AL5,
David 1785 VA6, Robert 1760 England7.