Rachel Vannoy Wyatt, age 88, of Millers Creek, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at her home.

She was born May 5, 1930 in Wilkes County to Charlie and Hester Darnell Vannoy. Mrs. Wyatt was a member of Pleasant Home Baptist Church. She volunteered for Hospice of Wilkes and assisted in raising money for Hospice’s first drip morphine devices. She received volunteer award from N.C. Governor and was a volunteer with Wilkes Senior Companions. Rachel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bill Wyatt; sister, Hazel Dancy; and granddaughter, Leigh Ann Wyatt Wallace.

Surviving are her son, Jim Wyatt and wife Chloe of Millers Creek; granddaughter, Kristen Wyatt of Asheville; sisters, Nancy Shepherd and husband Billy J., Shirley Shepherd all of Millers Creek; great grandchildren, Brittany Ponder and husband Brian of Asheville, Zachary Wallace and wife Gabrielle of Colorado, Hunter Wallace and Hannah Wallace both of Asheville; great great grandchildren, Amelia and Evelyn Ponder; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 at Pleasant Home Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Church and Rev. Jason Bumgarner officiating. Burial will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Pleasant Home Baptist Church from 1:00 until 1:45 on Monday, prior to the service. The family has request no flowers. Memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Health and Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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