WAYNESVILLE — Betty Boyd Hyatt, 90, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Haywood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late David and Kate Moody Boyd. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Hyatt; two sisters; and six brothers.

Betty was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church. She worked as a bookkeeper at Winn Dixie and later retired from Ingles.

Betty is survived by two daughters, Kate Rebecca Morrow, and her husband, Danny, of Texas and Mary Anne Hoss, of Virginia; a son, Kent Boyd Ketner, and his wife, Pat, of Waynesville; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved greatly.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Homes with the Rev. Tim Pound officiating. Burial will follow at Boyd Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boyd Cemetery Association, C/O Kim Ferguson, 163 Clay Hollow Road, Waynesville, NC 28785.

The care of Ms. Hyatt has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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