PUTMAN - Erlene Gist Hyatt, 77, wife of Louie F. Hyatt, of 3721 Buffalo West Springs Highway, Jonesville, Putman Community, died Wednesday, Octt. 24, 2007 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital after a period of declining health.
Mrs. Hyatt was born in Union County, July 7, 1930, a daughter of the late Ben H. Gist and Myrtle Lawson Gist. She was a graduate of Union High School and Spartanburg Business College. Mrs. Hyatt retired from the Department of Social Services and was a member of Bogansville United Methodist Church where she was a member of the choir and a member of the Freida Fuller Sunday School Class.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Lu Anne Hyatt Johnson of Seneca; and three sisters, Carrie Louise Gregory of Putman Community, Fannie Ruth Hyatt and Mildred G. Bogan, both of West Springs Community. Mrs. Hyatt was predeceased by a daughter, Connie Hyatt, and a sister, Agnes G. Adams.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at Bogansville United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Gary Peterson and the Rev. Doug Gilliland. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Rodney Bogan, Wayne Henderson, Jeff Lawson, Steve Lawson, Billy Lawson and Ronnie Lawson.
Members of the Freida Fuller Sunday School Class sat in a group.
Visitation was held from 1 until 2:45 p.m. today at the church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Bogansville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4052 Buffalo West Springs Highway, Jonesville, S.C. 29353 or to the Alzheimers Association, 4124 Clemson Blvd, Suite L, Anderson, S.C. 29621.
The family is at the home, 3721 Buffalo West Springs Highway, Putman Community, Jonesville, S.C.
S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home (www.holcombefuneralhomes.com)