Josephine Myers, age 78, of Burlington, passed away August 3, 2015, in Seattle Washington. She was born January 4, 1937, in Rockport to Fredrick and Lottie (Tom) Wilson.
Josephine was an Upper Skagit Indian Tribal member. She worked with the Indian Health Board for many years, first as an outreach worker, later as a telephone operator. She enjoyed outdoor activities, was an avid sports fan and was crazy for the Seahawks and Mariners, traveling with the Upper Skagit Elders and arts and crafts. Her most enjoyment came from her family.
She is survived by her sons, Fred Myers and Roland Myers; grandchildren, Elisha Myers and Heidi Fryberg; great-grandchildren, Mekiah Phillips, Logan Fryberg, Leighton Fryberg and Ellie Fryberg; sisters, Violet Fernando and Wanda Pressley; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Myers; sisters, Iola Wilson and Lillyanne Lyle and brothers, James Lyle, Willis Lyle and George Moses, Jr.
Prayer Services will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm followed by Funeral Services on Friday August 7, at 10:00 am at the Upper Skagit Tribe Gymnasium. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.