NEWBURGH — Argiree L. Hyatt, 94, of Newburgh, formerly of Haubstadt, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehab in Newburgh.

She was born to James and Senie (Bryant) O’Rear Aug. 16, 1925, in Emory, Texas. She worked for Douglass Aircraft during World War II and Emge Packing Company in Fort Branch.

She is survived by son Roger (Melinda “Bodie”) Hyatt of Newburgh; nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Sidney “Jack” Hyatt in 2007; brothers Edward Lee, Charles Alvin and James Curtis O’Rear and sisters Katie Pearl Cantrell, Betty Louise Baker and Martha Helen Tidwell.

A private service was conducted Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, with burial in Mount. Pleasant Cemetery in Griffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, c/o Jenny Lloyd, P.O. Box 282, Griffin IN 47616.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family via www.werryfuneral

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