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Betty Jean "BJ" Myers
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Betty Jean “BJ” Myers

Betty Jean “BJ” Myers, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, November 11, 2017.
She was born June 28, 1935 in Helena, Missouri to Harry Lewis Landis VanMeter and Bertha (Arnold) VanMeter. BJ was raised as a young girl in King City, Missouri and lived most of her life in St. Joseph.
BJ was a graduate of MWSC, Missouri Methodist Hospital RN School and received her BSN at Northwest Missouri State. She was a nurse for Heartland Hospital for over 35 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and former husband, Roy Myers, Sr. in 2010.
Survivors include sons, Roy L. Myers, Jr, Omaha, NE, and Rex L. Myers (Debbie), St. Joseph; four grandchildren, Alyssa, Lauren, Samantha, and Rex, Jr.; one great-grandchild, Claire; brother, Edward VanMeter (JoAnn), San Diego, CA; sister, Frances Whitmore, St. Joseph; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at

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5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

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