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Maxine Wyatt 1927 - 2014
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BELLA VISTA, Ark. — Maxine Wyatt, 86, passed away on March 29, at Highlands Health Care in Bella Vista. She was born June 14, 1927 to George and Margaret McCoy in Norton. She graduated from Norton High School and went to work for Southwest Bell Telephone Company. In 1947, she married Ray Wyatt. In 1953, they moved to Great Bend. She worked at American State Bank for 36 years and retired. She did volunteer work at Central Kansas Medical Center in Great Bend, and Eucharistic Minister at St. Patrick’s Church. The couple then moved to Bella Vista, Ark. She loved to play bridge and golf.
Mrs. Wyatt was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church. She did volunteer work at Hospitals in Bentonville, Walton Art Center in Fayetteville, Ark., and Eucharist Minister at St. Bernard Catholic Church.  
Survivors include her husband Raymond Wyatt; brothers Bill McCoy (Betty) of Great Bend, and Charles McCoy (Lyla) of Nampa, Idaho; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; two sisters; and infant son.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Bella Vista. Online condolences may be sent to

Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, April 2, 2014