Dorothy W. Myers, 100, Chestertown bookkeeper

October 29, 2003

Dorothy W. Myers, a retired bookkeeper and lifelong Chestertown resident, died of pneumonia Friday at Chester River Hospital Center. She was 100.

Born Dorothy Woodall in Chestertown, she was the daughter of Washington Irving Woodall, a well-known Tolchester Line steamboat captain.

She was a graduate of Chestertown High School and earned her bachelor's degree in 1924 from Washington College. She was a bookkeeper at Chestertown Bank of Maryland for 40 years before retiring in 1967.

Mrs. Myers was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she sang with the choir for many years. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the 1782 Society at Washington College.

She was married for 25 years to W. Skirven Startt, a former Galena High School principal who died in 1968. In 1979, she married R. Gerald Myers, owner of Kent Motor Co., who died in 1985.

Services were Monday.

Mrs. Myers is survived by several cousins.

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