Myrtle Showalter, 89

Published 2:10 pm Thursday, June 16, 2011

PROSPECT, June 16 – Myrtle Dickerson Showalter, 89, passed away Wednesday June 15, 2011 in Prospect. She was the widow of William Harman Showalter.

She is survived by a son, Bobby Showalter and wife, Joann of Prospect; a daughter, Alice S. Templeton and husband, Murray of Crewe; son-in-law, Gene A. Southall of Farmville; grandchildren, Sherry Clark and husband, Kevin of Prospect, Paige Epps and husband, Tony of Rice, Gena Southall-Davis and husband, Scott of Mannboro, Robert Templeton and wife, Michele of Burkeville, Ricky Templeton and wife, Terry of Lynchburg, Will Showalter and wife, Lauren of Farmville, and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pattie Southall and brother, George Dickerson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17 in the Chapel of Shorter Funeral Home with interment to follow at Olive Branch United Methodist Church in Prospect. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 87 Farmville, VA 23901.

The Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family. Online Condolences may also be made at