Myra Rankin, 75, of Washington, died Wednesday, February 6, 2019, after a long hard fought battle with cancer.She was born December 27, 1943, a daughter of the late Leroy and Carrie Merchant.Mrs. Rankin was retired after working 43 years as a secretary for Washington County Courts.On august 15, 1970she married Thomas R. (Bob) Rankin, who is deceased.Mrs. Rankin enjoyed reading and she loved flowers and flower gardening.Surviving are a son, Patrick Barnhouse, of Raleigh, NC; and two daughters, Teri Worthington, of Washington, PA, and Theresa (Donald) Cooper, also of Washington, two granddaughters, Danielle Barnhouse and Stephanie (Keith) Portante both of North Carolina; a brother Jay (Sylvia) Merchant of Virginia, and a sister Joan (Eddie) Despeaux of Maryland, and several nieces and nephews.Family and friends received Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm at Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. 219 Main Street Claysville, PA 15323 (724) 663-7373 www.youngfhinc.com Funeral service will be 11 am Monday, February 11, 2019 at the funeral home. Interment to follow in Prosperity Cemetery.
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