GREENVILLE — Wilna Smith Myers, 87, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at Legacy Manor, Greenville. She was born Oct. 9, 1932, in Itta Bena. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; and she worked as a nurse most of her life.
She is survived by her daughter, Purchas (Leo) Shriver, of Greenville; son, Sam Weeks, of Metcalfe; sister, Omie Owen, of Tampa, FL; brother, Wayne (Josie) Smith, of Memphis, TN; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, William David Smith and Omie Peeples Smith; and husband, Bill Myers. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, services will be held at a later date. Mortimer Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.