Emma Lee Mitchell Wyatt, age 85, of 2833 US Hwy. 221, Sparta, NC passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at her residence.

She was born May 11, 1934 in Alleghany County to the late Carlos Lee and Mary Phipps Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, William McKinley Wyatt; one brother, Bays Mitchell. Emma was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, and especially working in her flowers. She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Vaught and husband Kenneth of Sparta; one son, Thomas M. Wyatt and wife Lucille of Independence, VA; three grandchildren, Lindsay Carrier and husband Steve of Piney Creek, Heather Johnson and husband Wessley of Baywood, VA, April Shaffer and husband Steven of Hebron, VA; five great-grandchildren, Bailey Gates, Tori Gates, Hannah Johnson, Wyatt Johnson, and Serentiy Shaffer; one sister-in-law, Judith Mitchell; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Emma at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor David Osborne officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home and other times at their respective homes. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Shiloh Cemetery Fund, c/o Walter Lee Hampton, 1173 US Hwy 221, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany. 

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