"She's 95 Today, But Nothing Slows Down Mrs. Minna Myers"

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"She's 95 Today, But Nothing Slows Down Mrs. Minna Myers" - Waco, Texas—Page flîaca (Tnliunr-Arraló...
Waco, Texas—Page flîaca (Tnliunr-Arraló Thursday, Nov. 27, 1969 BORN ON TII\\KS«.IVI\I She’s 95 Today, But Nothing Slows Down Mrs. Minna Myers older models, but are in tiptop running condition. She writes all checks, and until about six years ago she did both income tax returns. retired from the bench in Sheridan, and moved his family to Waco. Waco's half-century mark had spurred it into quite a boom town and in 191!, it erected a “skv scraper” the Amicable Building. By VIRGINIA PU NKF.TT Women’* New» Writer Minna Wynne was half the age of Waco when she and her family came here from Salisbury, Mo. The Wynne family moved here ¡n 1899 The small struggling city nf Waco, founded in 18-19, was 50 jears old. Minna was 25. Today, Mrs. Minna Wynne Myers is 95. MRS. MYERS HAS an almost perfect attendance at monthly luncheon meetings of Waco Federation of Women's Clubs and also is active in the Federation's Presidents' Club, During her business years she belonged to the Business and Professional Women's Club, became president of the Waco Chapter, served on the state B&PW board, and was a representative at man> national conventions. Mrs Myer<? has been a member of Hamilton House ever since its beginning 30 years ago Last Wednesday she entertained 12 guests, including her nieces and great- met es with luncheon at Ladies Day Birthday Day Luncheon at Hamilton House. “That was my birthday celebration and today I'm joining my Hamilton House friends at the no-host table for the annual Thanksgiving Day dinner ” AI/raorf.H MRS. Myers speaks of herself as the ■'oldest" oldest member of her generation in her family and oldest member of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, she is “young” in appearance and lively of step. She attends services every Sunday and is a member of the BALL Club which mean« (Re Active and Live Longer.) She is too busy in church and t-lub work, and just plain “going” to .sit and shake her head over ‘ the times.” She is modern in her thinking and in fact, she is very much a part of the times herself Pills0 Shots? “No, not any.” she says. “I’m in perfect health There\ not a thing wrong with mo" Like the car she drives, both may be fN THIS ‘t dlest building in Waco,” Minna Wynne started her business career with Ami< able life Insurance Co. For 45 years she was a member of the $100.000 Club as one of Amicable s most outstanding producing agents. I made good money and did business with the ‘best ¡»eoplc',” Mrs. Myers say-. Minna Myers is not in the top mone> bracket any more and is retired, but she has never stopped being busy. Always good at figure*. she keeps books for herself and her sister Miss Lucille Wynne, a resident at Haven Manor. SHE WAS BORN Thanksgiving Dav, Nov. 27, 1874 in Salisbury which is on the K.msas City-St. Louis line Minna was one of 10 children, ' born in the time when thev didn’t have planned families.'' Her father, John P Wynne, was county judge in Sheridan, Mo. He had fought with Southern forces in and around Plano during the Civil War. He liked Waco, and afier fh< war. Wynne, m ailing health MRS. MINNA MYERS This Active Woman Is 95 Today vervthiniï lor Christinas INDEPENDENCE is another admirable trait of Minna Myers. She drives her own car to church, to club meetings, to visit her sister at Haven Manor, and in far* anywhere in the daytime she wants to go. Drivers license” No trouble, she says, and just recently it was renewed for three years. She explains that of course she is in the "risk category” because of her age which “they don’t believe, and that's certainly a compliment.” she says In earlier year.«, not too marry ago, she traveled by train all over the United States sightsee:ne from coast to coast. "Now ” she says, “my car takes me every place I want to go, and that’s right around Vie re in town Double breasted 4-Pe. Knsemble cued for a winning combo. 6-button jacket plus 2 pair of color coordinated slack? and fashion right knit shirt. Oreefi or bronze plaids or solids. • NO. 1 DON’T need ot want a new car I am use to this one and it suits me just fine ” Mr?. Myers is reluctant to express her views ar»d opinions on lunar feats mini skirt« and all the main topics o f problem” discussions Yes, she watches with interest the television newscasts, reads newspapers and “notices” style or “way out” trends but she prefers not to comment. Mrs Myers doesn't know the meaning of idleness \ successful business woman for almost half her lifetime, she continues to be successful at living, staying in good health and “going " All-time favorites V-necks and cardigans, beautifully full-fashioned in cuddly machine wash- able acrylic built She’ll want to make the rounds in both styles who could resist such value. Hurry in! Colors galore. Sizes

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  1. Waco Tribune-Herald,
  2. 27 Nov 1969, Thu,
  3. Page 29

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