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Obituary for Margaret Hyatt (Young)

Margaret Young Hyatt, 85, of Sylva passed away Monday, July 20, 2020.

Born August 31, 1934, a lifetime resident of Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late John and Lula Ridley Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Hyatt one daughter, Margaret “Alice” Hyatt Webb; one son, John Keith Hyatt; a brother, John Young, Jr. and a sister, Arbutus Cochran. Margaret was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and canning. Margaret was happiest when she was cooking and caring for others.

She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Young Franks of Sylva; four grandchildren, Chad, Austin, Susan, Angela and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 23, 2 pm at Zion Hill Baptist Church, Sylva, NC with Rev. Eddie Stillwell and Rev. Frank Rodriguez officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2pm at the Church. Burial will be in the Zion Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ernest Franks, Ernie Lee Franks, Dakota Ledbetter, Justin Cosgrove, Zachary Cosgrove and Rocky Franks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to the Zion Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Mary Wilson, 3110 Pumpkintown Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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