Myrtle E. Mangum

Myrtle E. Mangum

Stow - Myrtle E. Mangum, 92, died September 9, 2020.

Born in Cullman, AL, she was raised with 12 siblings, moving to Ohio in 1948. Myrtle was passionate about cooking, (especially fried chicken and biscuits), and hosting, taking full advantage of her gift of hospitality, one that she has passed on to her children. After more than 20 years as manager at The Flag Pole restaurant in Stow, she continued in food service at other local restaurants, well into her 80s. Myrtle loved the Lord, and had been a member of Graham Road Baptist Church for over 60 years.

Preceded in death by her husband Robert, her parents Grover and Emily Echols, and 12 siblings, she is survived by her children, Linda (Ray) Thoman, Jeff (Kathy) Mangum, Brenda (Vance) Speas, Barb (Dan) Mazzola and Lori (Robb) Bock; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation and funeral service was held at Redmon Funeral Home. Burial Stow Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Tallmadge, 848 Southeast Avenue, Tallmadge 44278. (REDMON,STOW,330-688-6631)

Posted online on September 13, 2020