Sunday, January 02, 2005, Parkersburg News and Sentinal

                            Elmer L. Pyatt

                            Elmer Lawrence Pyatt, 93, of Cutler, Ohio, passed away Jan.
                            1, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital after a recent
                            illness.

                            Elmer was born Feb. 17, 1911, in Sandyville, a son of the late Edward W.
                            and Amy Pyatt. He married Mabel P. Rhodes on Aug. 12, 1932, in Ripley.
                            In his young adult life, he taught Sunday School at Mt. Hope Church in
                            Sandyville and retained connections with them throughout the years.

                            He retired from FMC, the former American Viscose Co., in 1974 after 30
                            years of service.

                            He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mabel P. Rhodes Pyatt; daughters,
                            Della Mae Pyatt of the home and Hilda C. Waggoner and her husband,
                            Vental, of Dalton, Ohio; son, Ralph R. Pyatt and his wife, Carol, of Cutler,
                            Ohio; six grandchildren, Howard J. Waggoner of Howard, Ohio, Kevin A.
                            Waggoner of Orrville, Ohio, Theda E. Bass of Okeechobee, Fla., Nacoma
                            J. Mayhugh of Chesterhill, Ohio, Ralph R. Waggoner of Akron, Ohio, and
                            Dawn M. Barton of Parkersburg; 20 great-grandchildren; eight
                            great-great-grandchildren; and his sister, Evelyn Shatto of Sandyville.

                            In addition to his parents, Elmer was preceded in death by five brothers;
                            three sisters; and an infant son, Harley Emerson Pyatt.

                            Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with
                            the Rev. Garry Pack officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery of
                            Jackson County. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today and until time of
                            service Monday at the funeral home.
 

Thanks to Bonnie Hendershot for submitting this obituary.

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