Lemley Chapel
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All of Skagit County Since 1935
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Sedro-Woolley, WA
Josephine Myers Memorial
Josephine Myers Memorial

Josephine Myers

Josephine Myers

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

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.


  • Steve and Shari Spane

    Josephine was a good friend and wonderful person to have around. She always had a smile and a hug for you. We will miss her.

  • Caniece Perez

    Josephine was a kind and joyful lady. She had a beautiful smile. She will be greatly missed.

  • Lillyanne & Lee

    Missing Auntie Josephine but I called her Sophie. My mom’s bestie it’s gonna be hard not to see you right there with my mom. Until I see you again watch over us love you always your neice…

  • Seretha "RITA" Bell

    Blessings and Prayers to the family. So very sorry for your loss.

  • Pauline Rose

    So sorry for your loss. I remember her participating in Andrea’s aerobics class! Rest in peace Josey.

  • Briget and Denzel Pressley

    I remember when I was small growing up with family gatherings you were always there. Loved you pleasant smile. Always willing to help and go the extra mile. You will be truly missed.

  • Sheryl Hall

    You were my 3rd and 4th grade Sunday school Teacher at Church of God Evangelistic Center in Seattle. You watched me grow up. I have known you for 45 years. I enjoyed hearing you sing “How Great Thou Art. ” Your singing touched the lives of many. I will miss you.

  • Liesl Leuthold

    RIP Josie,

    I will always remember your smile and kind words you had and seeing you at powows.

  • Jackie Swanson

    So sorry to hear of her passing. Knew her from working at the health board. She was gracious, classy, warm and friendly and had a beautiful voice. She was great!

  • Pepper & Otis Ward

    I learned so much from Auntie, she was very knowledgeable on native customs, people, family & ways. I keep waiting for her to walk through my door with that smile saying “hey Pep”. Auntie you are already truly missed, love you so much. Rest in peace until we meet again…

  • Shirley A. Guzman

    Fred and Roland, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing; she was such a wonderful, kind and sincere friend; my prayers of sympathy and condolences go to you and all your family. Blessings.