Elnoria Wyatt, 89, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Feb. 23, 2017, at Signature Healthcare in Glasgow.
She was preceded in death by her late husband, Lexie L. Wyatt, who passed away in 1994. She was a daughter of the late George Harrison Simmons and Mamie Oakes.
Elnoria was born near Bewleytown area in southern Barren County on July 22, 1927. She and Lexie were married in 1943. She had worked at Handmacher sewing factory in the 1950s until the early 1970s where she served as president of the local AFL-CIO union for a number of years. In early '70s, she obtained her Kentucky Real Estate Brokers License and Kentucky Real Estate Appraiser License and joined her husband, Lexie, at Wyatt Realty & Auction Service. She continued the business after Lexie's death, retiring in 2007. She had served in numerous capacities with the Barren County Democratic Party and had served as president of the South Central Kentucky Association of Realtors. Elnoria had last attended Columbia Avenue Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, Rondal E. (Judy) Wyatt, Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Donald L. Wyatt (Teresa), Glasgow; four grandchildren: Kimberly (Robert) Carter of Mount Juliet, Tenn., Brandon (Jennifer) Wyatt, Whitehouse, Tenn., and Tara (Justin) Piercy, Glasgow, and David (Ashley) Wyatt, Bowling Green; one sister, Louise Bush of Cookeville, Tenn.; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters: Vera Pennington, Vernice Woodstock and Lillie Roach; and by one brother: Herman Simmons.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after noon Sunday at the funeral home.
Family requests all expressions of sympathy be made to Community Medical Care or another charitable organization of your choosing.
Published on February 23, 2017