I found this obituary at Find A Grave. I’m not certain where it was originally published. A slightly different version of it can also be found on the Roller-Coffman Funeral Home web site.

Myrle M. Bohannon

April 4, 1914 – February 23, 2005

Myrle Bohannon, 90, of Marshall died Wednesday. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harriet Assembly of God Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester[1]; parents, J. C. and Onia Bailey Cohey; brothers, Carl, Richard and Paul Cohey; sisters, Ray Renfroe, Mildred Harris and Willodean Lewis.

Myrle is survived by daughters Carolyn Sue and husband Ruby Horn of Marshall and Nelda and husband Dallas Weiher of Marysville, California. Also she had three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services were February 26, 2005 under the direction of Roller-Coffman Funeral Home of Marshall, AR.


[1] Chester Alvin Bohannon was the son of Patrick Bohannon and his third wife Mollie Graham. Chester and Myrle were married in Searcy County, Arkansas on 21 August 1937. Chester died on 13 June 1997.


Find A Grave. “Myrle Cohey Bohannon,” created by OkieBran. Retrieved on 7 January 2013.

Roller-Coffman Funeral Home. “Myrle M. Bohannon.” Retrieved on 7 January 2013.