CANTON - Leota Evelyn Myers died Oct. 18, 2013 at the Canton Regency Nursing Home at the age of 96.
She was born April 13, 1917. She was the daughter of Edgar H. Myers and Ruth Shumaker Myers of East Palestine, Ohio.
She was a graduate of Kent State University and a member of the Methodist Church.
She taught school in the Canton Public School System and had a total of 40 years of dedication to education.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Lloyd Myers; a sister, Helen Myers; and a niece Crystal Myers Robertson. She leaves a sister, Ruth M. Wise; a nephew John C. Wise Jr.; two nieces, Nancy Clendenen and Lynn Svee; two grand nephews, five grand nieces, three great-grand nephews, and three great-grand nieces.
She has been laid to rest in the Petersburg Cemetery in Petersburg, beside her sister and her parents.