Born August 21, 1933, in Kennett, Mo., Myrl was a daughter of the late James A. and Effie L. Trobaugh Lynn. She lived in Wichita, Kan., from 1972 to 2003, where she worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for the Wichita Vocational Technical School until 1981 and as a licensed real estate agent until the late 1980's. She was married to Gene O'Neal of Piggott, Ark., for 39 years until his death in 1995. Devoted to her family, she inspired us all with her smile, her positive outlook, her gentleness, and her strength.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Eileen O'Neal of Seattle, Wash., and Marc and Fun O'Neal of Wichita, Kan.; daughter and son-in-law, Gina and David Kelley, of Kansas City, Mo.; brothers, Don Lynn and wife, Betty, of Kennett, W.G. Lynn and wife, Theresa, of Maumelle, Ark., Lacey Lynn and wife, Jerry, of Kennett and Dennis Lynn and wife, Christy, of Senath, Mo.; sister, Karen Williams and husband, Dennis, of Denair, Calif., and grandchildren, Kelsea O'Neal and Brett Kelley.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett.
Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery at Greenway, Ark.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association (1-800-272-3900).