Myrtle Elizabeth Dean Maynard of Kiahsville

Myrtle Elizabeth Dean Maynard, 73, of Kiahsville, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. She was born June 21, 1938 in Logan, W.Va., a daughter of the late Millard and Louedith Dean. Her husband, Andrew Maynard also preceded her in death along with infant daughter, Iris Lynn Maynard, one sister, Iris Irvin, and one brother, Gordon Dean. Myrtle was a member of the Freedom Freewill Baptist Church in Kiahsville.
She leaves behind two daughters, Mary Maynard and her fiancé Kenneth Crum, and Millie Brooks and her husband Lige, all of Kiahsville; two sons, Jackie Maynard and his wife Freda and Joey Maynard and his wife Karen, all of Wayne, W.Va.; eight grandchildren, Andy, Matt, JoJo, Brody, and Brandi Maynard, Billy Ramey, and Justin and Jeremy Brooks; and three great-grandchildren, Jayden Ramey, and Rowen and Benton Maynard. Also surviving are five sisters, Phyllis Ferrell of Elizabethtown, Pa., B. Elaine Frost of Wheelersburg, Oh., Millie Ferrell and her husband Steve of McMinnville, Tenn., Sandra Kay Wriston and Kathryne Rosen, both of Ravenna, Oh.; three brothers, Millard Fullen Dean Jr., and his wife Dianna of Frankfort, Ky., James D. Dean and wife Kathy of Wayne, W.Va., and Randy Dean and his wife Barbara of Huntington; and caregiver and friend, Renee Adkins of Kiahsville.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House staff for their loving care during this time.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 Saturday, March 10, 2012 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Pastors Earl Burgess and Mike Dillon officiating. Burial will follow in Community Memorial Gardens with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Friends may call two hours prior to the service on Saturday.