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Myrtle Cooper Conn

Myrtle Cooper Conn, 97, of Wheelersburg, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2023 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Myrtle was born January 12, 1926 in Scioto County, Otway, to the late Otto Cooper and Savannah Swords Cooper. Myrtle was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Conn; an infant daughter, Phyllis June; five brothers and five sisters. Myrtle is survived by a daughter, Donna Conn Gifford (Patrick); three grandchildren, Michelle Tackett (Barry) Blevins, Dana Tackett (Tom) Leach and Timothy Tackett and two great grandchildren, Hunter Gammon and Cana Gammon.

Services for Myrtle will be 11:00 am Thursday, October 19, 2023 at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg with Pastor Brian White officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 5:00-8:00 pm and one hour before the 11:00 am service on Thursday. The family requests Memorial Contributions be made in Myrtle’s name to SOMC Hospice. Condolences to the family may be made at

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