Sunday, February 9, 1936 - Friday, May 18, 2018
Mrs. Ann LaJoyce Barr Shelley Hyatt of Hartford, formerly of Excel, went home to be with the Lord Friday, May 18, 2018 at Hartford Health Care at the age of 82.Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Excel City Cemetery with her son-in-law, Rev. Randall Walker officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Mrs. Hyatt was born February 9, 1936 in Coffee County to the late Lourine Andrews Barr and James D. Barr, Sr. Joyce was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved Jesus, her family and others. Joyce was a pastor’s wife and maintained close friendships with many parishioners through the years. Her career as an RN came out of a heart of love and compassion. In addition to her parents, her first husband and father of her children, James Howard Shelley; one grandson, Jason Scribner; two sisters: Lillie Cloyce Barr and Lillian Barr; two brothers: James D. Barr, Jr. (Grace) and Dick Barr all preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband of 16 years, Rev. Morris Daniel Hyatt; children: Deborah Cordero (Greg), Kim Bush (Paul); Claudia Walker (Randall), Beverly Scribner, Marcia Wilson (Tim), Janet Sharron (Doug) and Danny Hyatt (Mary); 18 grandchildren; seven great-children; two brothers: Herbert Barr (Joyce) and Doug Barr (Joan); sister-in-law, Pualine Barr; many nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.