Anne Chaffin Myrick


Anne Chaffin Myrick, 85, of the Morgan’s Chapel community in Dora, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Myrick was born to Wylie and Vicky Chaffin on June 11, 1932, in Baldwyn, Mississippi. She has now been reunited with the live of her life, James D. Myrick.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Tommy Stone will officiate. Burial will follow at Shanghi Cemetery.

Myrick was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Myrick; siblings, Charles Allen Chaffin, Wylie Eugene Chaffin, Louise Stone, Bernette Hainey, Bill Chaffin, Norma Dickey, Oma Bea Hogan, Martha Jo Truett and John G. Chaffin.

She leaves behind a loving legacy in her children, Rick (Kay) Myrick, Gil (Myra) Myrick and Renea (Russ) Upton; her grandchildren, Cain Myrick, Cacy (Anthony) Paone, Cara (Steve) Lowry, Ashleigh (Cody) Lockhart, Summer Upton, Bryan Myrick and Tyler (Cynthia) Upton; and great-grandchildren, Anthony Paone, Saylor Lowry, Bella Paone, Victoria Lowry, JonLuca Paone, Annleigh Cate Lockhart, James Upton, Easton Lockhart and Millie Upton. She loved and adored each and every one of them, and each was her “favorite.”

She touched the lives of so many, as a pillar and caregiver to her family, church and community. Her love for everyone she met is the legacy she leaves to this world. We are all changed by having her in our lives.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323