Kathleen Wyatt Rich

Jul 20, 2013

Loving mother, grandmother

WAYNESVILLE — Mrs. Kathleen Wyatt Rich, 83, of Waynesville, passed away July 19, 2013, at Autumn Care Nursing and Rehab.

She was born in Swain County to the late Tom and Alice DeHart Wyatt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jake Rich; brothers Tommy and Charles Wyatt and a granddaughter Samantha Rich.

Mrs. Rich enjoyed going for rides, shopping, and family gatherings.

Survivors include her children Wanda McClure and her husband, Tom, Mike Rich and his wife, Jackie, Karen Medford and her husband, Justin, all of Waynesville, Steve Rich and his friend, Pam, of Sylva; sisters Pauline Mathis, Betty Presnell and Mildred Burrell; grandchildren Scott McClure and his wife, Courtney, Courtney Jones and Jared Medford; great-grandchildren Brooklyn McClure and Kalyn Kerfoot; and a special friend Laura Taylor.

Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21, in the chapel of Garrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Phillip Wyatt officiating. The family received friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Interment followed at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the American Diabetes Association. The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the staff of Autumn Care for the love and care they gave Mrs. Rich.  Garrett Funerals and Cremations is caring for the Rich Family. Visit www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com.




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