Lenora Myrick, 93, a long-time resident of the Lake Station community in Tulsa, passed from this life on Thursday, September 13, 2012 in Tulsa. One of four children of Charley Brown and Cora (Leamon) Brown, she was born in Eagletown, Arkansas on October 2, 1918. Fred Myrick took Lenora as his wife in Hominy, OK on August 2, 1934. Fred preceded her in death on January 16, 1985 after a little over fifty years of marriage. Lenora worked as a custodian at the Tulsa County Courthouse for many years before retiring.
Even though she worked outside of the home she still found time for several craft hobbies, including ceramics, doll-making, and making and gilding of picture frames. Her family remembers her as a great cook who had a special way with fried chicken and fried eggs that made other people’s chicken and eggs pale in comparison. She fried eggs the old-fashioned way of spooning the hot grease over the top of the eggs to achieve the desired end result.
Survivors include her two sons, Owen Myrick and wife Roma of Sand Springs, and Gary Myrick and wife Darlene of Solomon, Kansas, six grandchildren, Mike Myrick and wife Johanna of Larned, KS, Rick Myrick and wife Susan of Hutchinson, KS, Tony Myrick and wife Bob-ja of Tokyo, Japan, Kimberly Ann Haley of Sand Springs, Chris Myrick of Sand Springs, and Linda Baker of Sand Springs. She is also survived by fourteen great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and many other extended family members and friends from the Lake Station community. In addition to her husband Fred, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and her sister.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Sept 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, Sept 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A graveside service for Mrs. Myrick is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 17, 2012 at Woodland Memorial Park, 1200 N Cleveland, Sand Springs with Rev Roy Betz of Lake United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service of Sand Springs.
Condolences and messages to the family may be left at the funeral home website, www.mobley-dodsonfuneralservice.com