JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Alma Ruth Wyatt

EWING - Alma Ruth WYATT, 86, died at 4:08 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006,
in Helia Health Care in Benton. 

She was born in Mount Vernon, on April 15, 1920, the daughter of John 
and Minnie (PIGG) HOPPER. She married Lestel O. WYATT, and he 
preceded her in death Sept. 9, 1991. Mrs. WYATT was a homemaker and a
pastor's wife. She, along with her husband, owned and operated Wyatt 
Sales in Whittington for several years. She gave piano lessons at Rend 
Lake Evangelistic Association, where she shared her love of God through 
the ministry of music and teaching others. 

Mrs. WYATT is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Darell and 
Sharon WYATT of Ewing and Kyle WYATT of Carterville; daughter-in-law,
Nancy WYATT of Ewing; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren 
and great-great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Peggy Jo LISENBY and
husband, Eugene, of Iuka. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Larry; one sister; 
two brothers and three in infancy. 

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Johnston Funeral Home in Ina, with the 
Rev. Bill Hottensen officiating. Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery in Ina. 
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Sunday at Johnston Funeral Home in Ina.



Source: The Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, Illinois
Date: 28 October 2006 
also published in Benton Evening News, Benton IL, Fri 27 Oct 2006, 
and Register-News, Mt Vernon IL, Mon 30 Oct 2006 
Submitted by JoAnn McGhee 
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