Mary Russick Myers, 70, of Wake Forest, NC passed away Thursday morning, December 8, 2022 at her home.
Mary Myers was born on December 21, 1951 to Joan Young Russick and Robert Fred Russick. She was the first of 6 children. Preceded in death by her parents, Mary is survived by her husband of 42 years, Donald Foster Myers of Wake Forrest, NC, her Sister Anne Pettit of Rolesville, NC, her Brother Bob Russick (Gail) of Williams, CA, her sister Jane Russick of Westminster CO, her sister Meg Heath (Chuck)of Summerville SC, and her sister Sue Fenwick (Jeff) of Springfield MO, her cousins Lynne Lawlor and David Luce of Englewood, CO and Richmond CA respectively, and many more aunts, uncles, cousins and her beloved nieces and nephews.
Those who knew her will remember her for her creativity, and her skill at telling jokes and singing songs, from campfire songs to Opera. One of her nieces remembers her for teaching her how to flip the bird properly. She was talented in music and theater and performed with the Davis Comic Opera Company, and multiple choirs and chorales wherever she lived. Mary decorated cakes and excelled at painting and needlepoint and embroidery. She enjoyed sharing her husband’s passion for roses and was a competition Judge for the American Rose Society. They loved growing roses and arranging them, and together with Don, they won many rose show competitions. Mary had a radiant smile and a captivating personality. She was a loving and dedicated wife, sister, and friend, and will be remembered by so many for her fabulous bohemian style, her many talents, her wit, and her sense of humor. She will be sorely missed and never forgotten.
A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock, Thursday morning, January 12, 2023 at St. john’s Episcopal Church, 834 Durham Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587. Friends may visit with the family immediately following services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Rose Society, P.O. Box 30000, Shreveport, LA 71130-0030(www.rose.org/donate).
Arrangements by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC. (919)556-7400