Sophia Myers passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, at her home in Ocean Springs with her parents, Josh and Angel Myers, by her side.
Sophia Myers passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, at her home in Ocean Springs with her parents, Josh and Angel Myers, by her side. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Sophia Myers passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, at her home in Ocean Springs with her parents, Josh and Angel Myers, by her side. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

Sophia Myers will be laid to rest in cemetery overlooking Fort Bayou

October 23, 2017 11:11 AM

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  • Sophia Myers was an angel among us

    Sophia Myers died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, less than a month from her eighth birthday. She had been diagnosed in February with DIPG, a rare form of brain cancer. Sophia captured the hearts of people across South Mississippi and the country as she bravely fought against the fatal disease while her parents, Angel and Josh Myers, did all they could to make her final days happy and comfortable.