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George Morris Myers




AAFA #1065

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.


Photo from Tyro Cemetery, Star City, Lincoln Co., AR—

Permission granted by the photographer, Jerry McMenis

Photo posted 20 September 2010


AAFA 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.

            His Alford lineage, from one of his great-great-grandmothers: Nancy Ann 1820 AL5, David 1785 VA6, Robert 1760 England7.