Myrtle Irene Scheller, 77, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011 in Jackson County Memorial Hospital.
Memorial services will be Saturday in Amarillo, Texas. Arrangements are by Kincannon Funeral Home.
Myrtle Irene was born to Virgil and Ela Belle Stanford Williams on Dec. 10, 1933, in Medicine Mound, Texas. She attended school in Spring Lake/Earth, between Lubbock, Texas and Clovis, N.M. She married Oscar Dean Scheller in 1949, in Muleshoe, Texas. He preceded her in death on June 27, 2005.
Myrtle was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed making ceramics, especially dishes and canisters. She had been living in Altus, Okla., with her sister, Wanda, for the last six months.
Mrs. Scheller was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Virgil Dean Scheller and Otis Dale Scheller; and four brothers, Cecil, Billy, Clinton and Don Williams.
She survived by a sister, Wanda Pruitt and husband Jasper of Altus; two brothers, Ken Williams and wife Linda and Jesse Williams and wife Jeanne, all of Amarillo; six grandchildren, Jerry Dale, Billy Dean, Jace, Kenny and Trisha, all of Phoenix and Ela Lynn of Tucson, Ariz.; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews including, Gerry Pruitt and wife Brenda of Altus and Stanley Pruitt and wife Jamie of Bartlesville, Okla.