OBITUARY

Wanda B. Wyatt

June 27, 1931December 30, 2018
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Wanda Lynn Wyatt, age 87, of South Knoxville, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018. She was a graduate of Young High School, class of 1949 and attended business college. Wanda was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company after 40 years of service. Wanda was the daughter of the late Earl McCoy Ballard and Eddie Josephine Ballard; she was also preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Fred Wyatt; and brother, Wayne Ballard. She is survived by brother, Tom R. and Sue Ballard, of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Rose Mary Ballard, of Maryville; nieces and nephews, Bo and Laurie Ballard, of Greenback, Lisa Ballard Clark (John), of Chattanooga, Todd and Marie Ballard, of Knoxville, Scott and Merri Scott Ballard, of Clarksville and Pat Ballard, of Maryville and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Highway, from 12:30 until 2:30. Procession following to Mt. Olive Cemetery for a 3:00 pm graveside service with Dr. George Hollander officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Immanuel Baptist Church, 306 Ogle Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920 or Wanda was an avid cat and dog lover, Humane Society of Tennessee, 6717 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.

  • FAMILY

  • Earl McCoy Ballard, Father
  • Eddie Josephine Ballard, Mother
  • Wayne Ballard, Brother
  • Tom R. (Sue) Ballard, Brother
  • Rose Mary Ballard, Sister-in-law
  • Bo Ballard, Nephew
  • Laurie Ballard, Niece
  • Lisa Ballard (John) Clark, Niece
  • Todd (Marie) Ballard, Nephew
  • Scott (Merri Scott) Ballard, Nephew
  • Pat Ballard, Niece

Services

  • Gathering of Friends Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Graveside Service Thursday, January 3, 2019
REMEMBERING

Wanda B. Wyatt

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Bettye Large Phifer

January 2, 2019

Wanda was not only my cousin, but a very special friend. I have such fond memories of growing up with her. My deepest sympathy to the family. May you find peace and comfort in precious memories.

Fondly, Bettye Large Phifer

Susan Ballard

January 1, 2019

Wanda and Fred always enjoyed their trips together. They truly loved each other.

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Biography

Wanda Lynn Wyatt, age 87, of South Knoxville, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018. She was a graduate of Young High School, class of 1949 and attended business college. Wanda was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company after 40 years of service. Wanda was the daughter of the late Earl McCoy Ballard and Eddie Josephine Ballard; she was also preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Fred Wyatt; and brother, Wayne Ballard. She is survived by brother, Tom R. and Sue Ballard, of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Rose Mary Ballard, of Maryville; nieces and nephews, Bo and Laurie Ballard, of Greenback, Lisa Ballard Clark (John), of Chattanooga, Todd and Marie Ballard, of Knoxville, Scott and Merri Scott Ballard, of Clarksville and Pat Ballard, of Maryville and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Highway, from 12:30 until 2:30. Procession following to Mt. Olive Cemetery for a 3:00 pm graveside service with Dr. George Hollander officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Immanuel Baptist Church, 306 Ogle Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920 or Wanda was an avid cat and dog lover, Humane Society of Tennessee, 6717 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.