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Sammie Lou Myers

Sammie Lou Myers, 81, of Lewisport, passed away on June 28, 2023 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 17, 1942 to the late Eli S. and Louise Cook Gregory.

Sammie Lou was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir for several years.  Sammie Lou graduated from Lewisport High School in 1960.  She served as Treasurer for the Hancock County Band Boosters and H.C. Little League, was a member of the Hancock Historical Society and was involved with the Lewisport Farm Museum.

Sammie Lou worked in her mother’s beauty shop, Louise’s, and was a homemaker.  She loved competing at the Hancock County Fair Mutt Derby, winning it multiple times.  She also enjoyed hosting friends, canning and cooking.  Other than her family, her pride and joy was the Pate House and hosting the Hancock County Historical Society Picnic.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, L. Gregory Hayden.  Sammie Lou is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jewell K. Myers; daughter, Lee Ann Chappell; son, John (Jennifer) Myers; grandchildren, Marka Herndon, Andrea Chappell, Ross Chappell, Ellyn Myers and John Carter Myers; great grandchildren, Clay, Chase and Cade Herndon and Hunter, Ansley, Piper and Marlee Chappell; brother, Eli Edward Gregory along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, July 8, 2023 at Lewisport United Methodist Church with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at Lewisport UMC on Saturday from 9:30 am until service time.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewisport United Methodist Church Building Fund.

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