Nellie I. (Wilson) Hyatt, 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 20, 2013. She passed away at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.


She was born Oct. 18, 1922 in Owensville the daughter of Rufus Doyle and Laura (Crabtree) Wilson.


Nellie married Dale O. Hyatt, the love of her life, Dec. 26, 1947. Together they were blessed with two daughters, Brenda and Linda.


She was a homemaker and a very faithful and devoted Christian. She was a member and served as a Sunday school teacher and clerk at the Mt. Tabor Church for many years. One of life’s greatest pleasures to her was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She dearly loved being surrounded by her family.


She is survived by her husband, Dale; daughters, Brenda (Scott) Lankford and Linda (Craig) Schafer; five grandchildren, Sally (Ryan) Martin, Kelly (Chad) Thompson, J.D. (Andi) Ice, Andrew (Jamie) Schafer and Kyle Schafer; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Elvis (Mary Lou) Wilson; several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Welker Wilson, Ellen Cooper, Anna Mae Riley and Mary Ruth Brown.


Services will be Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Bob Douglas officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Griffin.


Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the funeral home.