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Myrna Jean Eggleston

February 1, 1938 — December 20, 2020

Myrna J. Eggleston, 82 of Lexington passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at the Plum Creek Health Care Community in Lexington.

Myrna was born February 1, 1938 in Lexington to Paul and Mary (Brummet) Whittaker. She attended school in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School with the Class of 1956. On March 24, 1957 she was united in marriage to Glenn Eggleston at the Evangelical Free Church in Lexington. To this union five children were born: Linda, Doug, Terry, Dave and Ann. Glenn preceded her in death on October 30, 2017.

Glenn and Myrna lived in several different communities, but Lexington was their home. Myrna performed various jobs outside the home, but raising her children was her main priority.

Myrna was an awesome cook, her bread, noodles, wedding cakes and Christmas cookies and candy were her specialties. She also enjoyed square dancing, gardening, canning and making floral arrangements.

Myrna was a loving mother, grandmother & great grandmother.  Her kids and grandkids were her pride and joy.

Myrna was a member of the Berean Bible Church in Lexington.

Survivors include two sons; Doug (Ann) Eggleston of Sumner, Dave (Jayne) Eggleston of Cozad; two daughters; Linda Leibert of Cozad and Ann Sleicher of Kearney;  one brother, Jerry (Donna) Whittaker of Lexington, one sister, Paula Blodgett of Lexington, brothers and sisters-in law; Marilyn Whittaker of Kearney, Bonnie Eggleston of Oconto, Roger Casey of Houston, Texas, LaVonne (Gene) Oxford of Broken Bow, Loraine ( Delbert ) Rogers of Franklin, Charles (Vicky) Eggleston of Gothenburg, Lloyd (Sandy) Eggleston of Broken Bow, Judy (Maynard)  Struempler of Oconto, Jane (Nick) Liakos of Lawrence, Kansas,  thirteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Myrna was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Terry; son-in-law, Steve Leibert, brother Kenny, brothers-in-law; Marvin Blodgett, Kenneth Eggleston, Keith Eggleston, Ivan Eggleston; sisters-in-law; Ella Mae Casey, Beulah Eggleston and Violet Eggleston.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 28, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Berean Bible Church in Lexington with Pastor Tom Parker, officiating. The service will be live streamed via the Reynolds love Face Book Page. Social distancing and face masks are recommended.

Visitation will be held Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 2-4p.m. at the Berean Bible Church in Lexington.

Interment will be in the Robb Cemetery, SE of Lexington.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

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