- Ada, Oklahoma

February 13, 2014

Jerry Williams Meyers, Jr.

Francis — Services for Jerry Williams Meyers, Jr., 66, Francis are 1 p.m. Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Lynn Bartgis will officiate. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Francis. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.

Mr. Meyers died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. He was born Jan. 14, 1948, at Miami, Okla., to Jerry W. Meyers and Pauline Anderson Meyers. He attended grade school in Lawton. He and his family moved to Ada in 1959 and he graduated from Ada High School.

He married Linda Diane Yeager Nov. 23, 1983 in Denton, Texas. Mr. Meyers was a race car mechanic, worked in the oilfield as a mechanic, in the construction field and also drove a race car. He was a member of First Christian Church in Ada and had served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He attended flight school while in the Army, and was a helicopter pilot and mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Meyers, of the home; three daughters, Ginne Meyers of Chicago, Ill., Tammy Boren and husband Charlie of Ada, and Kristy Fulton and husband Bruce of Shawnee; his mother-in-law, Ann Yeager of Ada; a sister, Judy Bartgis and her husband the Rev. Lynn Bartgis of Vinita; a brother-in-law, Wayne Crampton of Catoosa; four grandchildren, Kaitlyn Atkeson, Kacee Boren, Kali Fulton and Gracie Fulton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers will be Bill Ross, Roy Ross, Glen Wilson, Bruce Fulton, Rodney Haynes and Brian Beavers.