In February of 1920 she married broker Frank A. Gessell. Unfortunately Frank cheated on her and she left him just two months after the wedding. Although she appeared in more than thirty films Myrtle never became a major star. She married William Coleman in 1922 and decided to retire from acting. Her final film was Forget Me Not with Bessie Love. In December of 1923 Myrtle gave birth to a daughter named Jean. She divorced her husband and married Harold S. Stevenson in 1929. The couple lived in Atlanta, Georgia and later moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. They remained together until Harold's death in 1970. Myrtle spent her final years living quietly in Florida. She died on October 12, 1993 at the age of ninety-five. Myrtle was buried next to her husband in Gaffney, South Carolina.
With Ben Turpin