Myra Helen McInnis Gordon
Myra Helen McInnis Gordon, 61, of Hoover, Alabama, passed away Monday evening, September 9, 2019. She was born February 15, 1958, in Montgomery, Alabama.
Myra was an amazing wife, uncompromising mother, gentle grandmother and devoted sister. She was a second mom to many.
Myra worked and taught tirelessly and lovingly at the Alabama School for the Deaf in Talladega for 30 years. She loved the outdoors, hiking, the mountains and the beaches. She had a soft spot for animals, Snoopy and "The Golden Girls."
Myra was predeceased by her parents, Helen Willoughby McInnis and Johnny Grady McInnis. Survivors include Myra's husband, William Ransome "Rann" Gordon Jr.; one daughter, Amy Jones (Patrick); one son, Trey Gordon; two grandchildren, Mia Jones and Wyatt Jones; a sister, Sara M. Shuman (Tim); two brothers, Johnny B. McInnis (Dana) and Steven W. McInnis (Teri); many extended family members; and Myra's spoiled dog, Cooper.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Ridout's Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham, Alabama, immediately followed by a celebration of Myra's life at 11 a.m. in the funeral home's chapel. Burial will be at Southern Heritage Cemetery, Pelham. The Rev. Robert Blackwell will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the UAB Department of Neurology, SC 350, 1720 Second Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35294, or give at
Published on September 12, 2019


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