Myrtle Juanita Box, 83, of Conway passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.

Mrs. Box was born Sept. 4,1926, in Weatherford, Texas, to Julius Monroe Sosebee and Sarah Elizabeth Lesley. She was a devoted housewife and mother and spent most of her adult life in Nacogdoches, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Marvin S. Box, her brothers Monroe Sosebee and Floyd Sosebee and her sister Martha West.

Mrs. Box is survived by her children, Ronald Box and wife Kathy of Alien, Texas, Karen Graham and husband James of Conway, and Gary Box and wife Helen of De Berry, Texas, as well as eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was a faithful member of the Eastside church of Christ in Conway.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Home in Nacogdoches. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, followed by burial at Sunset Memorial Park.