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Ann LaJoyce Barr Shelley Hyatt

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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.





Funeral Service

Date: Monday, May 21, 2018



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JD and Liisa Kelly

We were saddened to hear of your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May the Lord (the God of all comfort - II Corinthians 1:3) comfort and strengthen you!
Debbie Hyatt

My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family that will miss her,especially Paw Hyatt. I knew her well enough to know she is celebrating with her savior in heaven and is no longer in pain. We can find daily comfort knowing she is waiting for us to join her in God’s timing. Love and prayers to you all.

Celebrate a life well-lived. Isaiah 25:8

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