Myrl E Archer of Miami died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. She was 88.

Mrs. Archer was born Jan. 24, 1921 in Afton to Thomas and Zella Worley Eagle. She wed Thurmond Archer on Dec. 31, 1939 in Columbus, Kan. The couple then made their home in Miami. She was a longtime member of the Miami First Christian Church. Mrs. Archer was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and worked with the Dobson Museum.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Thurmond Archer, and one son, John Archer.

Mrs. Archer is survived by one daughter and her husband, Theresa and Allen Monchil, of Broken Arrow, and one sister, Bobbye Meador of Austin, Texas.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home. Pastor Leon Weece will officiate. Burial will be in  G.A.R. Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.