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Arvilla M. "Billie" Lang, 101, of Guys Mills, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Countryside Nursing Home in Mercer.
She was born April 1, 1916, in Atlantic, a daughter of Paul and Grace McArthur Myers.
She married Neal W. Lang on Sept. 11, 1940, and he preceded her in death May 17, 2010.
Arvilla was a 1934 graduate of the former East Fallowfield High School. A homemaker, she also worked at F.W. Woolworth's and at Montgomery Ward.
Arvilla was a member of Mount Hope United Methodist Church and the Hayfield and Randolph Granges. She enjoyed cooking, baking and going to the market.
Survivors include: a son, John P. Lang and his wife Donna of Guys Mills; a daughter, Dorothy Hogdgon and her husband Alan of Mercer; six grandchildren, Wayne Thayer and his wife Kristen, Patty Spencer and her husband Dean, William Beiter, Joseph Armstrong and his wife Renee, Glenn Armstrong and his wife Maggie, and David Lang and his wife Amanda; several great-grandchildren, including Bella Thayer, Emily Thayer, Michael Spencer, Madison Spencer, and William Beiter.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: a daughter, Edna Lang Thayer on Dec. 20, 1985; a son, Donald Lang on Aug. 18, 1966; and a brother, Henry Myers.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation for the loving care provided by the skilled nurses and staff at Countryside Nursing Home.
Memorials may be made to Mount Hope United Methodist Church, 29034 state Highway 27, Guys Mills, PA 16327.

Arvilla M. "Billie," 101, of Guys Mills, Pa.
Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday (9-8-17) in ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday (9-9-17) at Mount Hope United Methodist Church, 29034 state Highway 27, Guys Mills. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneral home.net.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Saturday in the church with Rev. Alice McClymonds, pastor, officiating.
Interment: Mount Hope Cemetery.
Published on September 7, 2017
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