Sara Lou Nichols Pyatt


Sara Lou Nichols Pyatt, 69, died June 14, 2002, in Tonto Basin. She was born Jan. 18, 1933, in Monrovia, Ind.

Mrs. Pyatt was a member of the Friends Church of Phoenix from 1964-1973. She led youth classes and Pioneer Girls.

Survivors include her husband, Hansel Paul Pyatt of Tonto Basin; daughters, Marsha Lou Wagner of Phoenix, Renee Davis and Paula Waterman of Payson; sons, Steve Lee Nichols of Gilbert, and Rickie Pyatt of Nebraska; sister, Ruth Ellen Clark of Anderson, Ind.; brother, Joseph Robert Blunk of Scottsdale; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth C. Blunk; a sister, Edna Harrison; and a daughter, Debbie Pyatt.

Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Tonto Basin Cemetery.

Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society (specify for breast cancer), Southwest Division, Inc., 2929 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016 or call (800) 227-2345, or online at

Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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