Myrtis Arthur Hyde
- Born: 14 Nov 1914, Grant Parish, LA
- Marriage: Angie Shelton
- Died: 9 Oct 1970 at age 55
- Buried: Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Sardis, Winn, LA
Noted events in his life were:
• Obituary. A 55 year old man, Myrtis A. Hyde, of Winnfield, was killed Friday night, October 9, 1970, in a one-car accident on La. Hwy. 34 in Grant Parish.
The accident occurred at 5 p.m. just over the Winn-Grant parish line. According to authorities, the car veered off the right side of the road, hit a culvert and flipped over. Hyde was alone in the car and was killed instantly.
Mr. Hyde was a member of the Crossroads Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sardis Baptist Church with the Rev. E. B. Barton and Rev. Jack Jones officiating. Burial was in the Sardis Cemetery under direction of Southern Funeral Home.
He is survived by his wife, Angie Hyde of Winnfield; two sons, Gene Hyde and Travis Hyde, both of Winnfield; two daughters, Mrs. Doretha Walker and Mrs. Nelda Atkins, both of Winnfield; one brother, George Hyde of Bell, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Clara Hutchings of Mansfield, and seven grandchildren.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, October 15, 1970
Myrtis married Angie Shelton. (Angie Shelton was born on 4 May 1917 in Atlanta, Winn, LA, died on 12 Jul 2002 and was buried in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Sardis, Winn, LA.)