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