She was born July 1, 1935, in Clay County, the daughter of Wilmer and Mary Lawson Turner.
She graduated from Brazil High School.
In 1956, while in a local diner, she caught sight of a new young man in town. She knew at that moment, that was the man for her.
On May 31, 1958, Myla was united in marriage to Bertrand C. Geswein. Myla and Bert have been devoted members of Annunciation Church.
Myla enjoyed being active with activities while her children and grandchildren were at Annunciation School.
She firmly believed that family was her priority in life and that family stays together through thick and thin.
Survivors include her husband Bert Geswein, Brazil, children Chuck Geswein and wife Karen, Warsaw, Ind., Jerry Geswin, Brazil, Cindy Rodman and husband Mike, and Linda Minger, all of Indianapolis, grandchildren Cayla Veach (Justin), Hana Geswein, Patrick Norman, Brooke Minger, Owen Geswein, Gracellen Geswein, and Adam Rodman, great-grandchildren Regann, Branden and Lola, sister Diane Terhune, Brazil, nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Margaret Herron.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, at Annunciation Church with Father Harold Rightor officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Cemetery.
A Celebration of Myla's life will be from 3-7 p.m., at the Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Annunciation Alter Flower Fund or to the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.