Sidney Lee Myers

Sidney Lee Myers, 69, of East Cape Girardeau, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016, at his home surrounded by his wife, children and family.

He was born in Anna on July 17, 1947, the son of Sidney Amos and Floetta Mae Farmer Myers.

He grew up in Wolf Lake, and graduated from Shawnee High School in 1965 and then attended a vocational tech school in Mattoon.

He was general manager at the Florshiem Shoe Factory in Cape Girardeau until his retirement. He later worked part-time at Heartland Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cape Girardeau.

His favorite pastime was fishing with friends and playing the lead guitar and back up vocalist with local country bands, and Tuesday night picking guitars with friends at Dave Newell’s home.

He married Mickie Dallas on April 26, 1968, in Alto Pass. To this union was born a son, Scott and a daughter, Amber.

He is survived by his wife, Mickie Dallas Myers of East Cape Girardeau; his son, Scott C. (JoEllen) Myers of Jonesboro; one daughter, Amber L. Myers (Frank) Martin of East Cape Girardeau; six grandsons, Scott and wife (Alicia), Dalton, Hunter, Austin, Cooper and Carson; two granddaughters, Maddison “Baby Girl” and Ellie “Baby Doll”; one great-granddaughter, Raelynn and one stepgreat-grandson, Kamedyn; one brother, Dennis (Joanie) Myers of Jonesboro; three sisters, Shirley (Mike) Smith of Jonesboro, Phyllis (Terry) Umfeet of Advance, Mo., and Marsha Seabaugh of Advance, Mo.; two brothers-in-law, Gordon Dallas and Rayburn Dallas of Granite City; one sister-in-law, Darlene Sronce of Cobden; numerous nieces and nephews; special fishing buddies Willie (Janet) Orsburn, Jim (Annabelle) Turner and Frank (Amber) Martin; son, Scott and (JoEllen) and grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Floetta Myers, and by one sister, Carol Yvonne Rogers.

Funeral services for Mr. Myers were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with the Rev. Billy Carter officiating. Interment was in the Alto Pass Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the America Cancer Society.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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