Barbara J. "Barb" Pyatt , 75, of 533 Woodbridge Dr., died at 11:09 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 27, 2013) in Blessing Hospital. Barbara was born July 10, 1937, in Douglas, a daughter of James and Gladys Wertz Willett. On Oct. 10, 1955, she married Stanley B. "Sam" Pyatt in Biloxi, Miss. He died March 2, 2008. Barbara was educated in Douglas schools and attended Western Illinois University in Macomb. She was a wonderful housewife and a terrific mom for 56 years. Survivors include three children, Stanley M. (Lisa Palma) Pyatt of West Palm Beach, Fla., Stephanie (Kim Lucker) Pyatt of Alton, and Stuart (Mona) Pyatt of Quincy; six grandchildren, Brandy Goudy, Michael Pyatt, Jodie Pyatt, Jamie Pyatt, Jackson Pyatt and Jakie Pyatt; a brother, Bill Willett; and two sisters, Maggie Buffington and Tillie Williams. In addition to her husband, Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Jordan Pyatt. SERVICES: Private services will be held. Inurnment will be in Greenmount Cemetery. VISITATION: There will be no visitation. MEMORIALS:
or National Breast Cancer Foundation. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Jan. 29 to Jan. 31, 2013