Myrtle Byron Baars (Phillips)
|Bijkomende namen ||Naam |
|Gehuwde naam ||Phillips |
|Soort gebeurtenis ||Datum ||Plaats ||Omschrijving |
|Geboorte ||19.05.1904 ||Linden, Perry County, Tennessee, United States of America || |
|Overlijden ||25.06.1994 ||Perry County, Tennessee, United States of America || |
|When Myrtle graduated from high school and wanted to continue her education, her mother Maud got a job in the cafeteria of David Lipscomb College where they were allowed to live in the dorm. Most of the money Maud earned went to pay for Myrtle’s tuition. Myrtle flourished and after the 2 year college she went to Peabody where she got her degree and became a school teacher. One of her students at Hume-Fogg High School would go on to become a famous singer and actress. That student was Dinah Shore. |
Myrtle met Percy Elmo Phillips (born 2.7.1896 & died on 3.12.1992) and they married in 1929. Maud continued to live near Myrtle and remained committed to her through the rest of her life until her death in 1963. Maud was buried in the Godwin Cemetery near her husband Oscar and her two daughters Mary Jane and Sarah Eve. Myrtle died 25.6.1994. She and Percy shared a happy life together and enjoyed their three wonderful children.