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Obituary: Linda Wayt, Cortland

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Mrs. Linda L. Wayt, 73, of Cortland passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 1:55 a.m. at Schneck Medical Center, Seymour.

Born June 26, 1939 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Lester Ray and Iris Marie (Tolen) Turner, both of whom preceded her in death.

On May 7, 1963 in Brydstown, Tennessee she married her husband of 49 years Gerald C. Wayt who survives.

Mrs. Wayt enjoyed working and being around people, she was co-owner of the family business (Wayt’s Garage). She also worked over 20 years at Big Blue and was currently employed with Fashion Bug. Her hobbies included sewing, traveling and country music. She was a 1957 graduate of Shields High School and a member of Seymour First Church of the Nazarene. She loved to spend time with her family including her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband she is survived by her children, Loretta Tillett, Roger (Vickie) Wayt, Lavella (Mike Satterly) Wayt; stepchildren, Ed (TexAnn) Wayt, Jerry Wayt, Dennis “Joe” Wayt; grandchildren in order of parents, Mikie Parr, Lorrie (Eric) Day, Cliff Parr; Matt (Ashley) Wayt, Paul (Chrissy) Wayt, Eddy (Sarah Wayt) Sorg; RC (Betsy Thompson) Wayt, Tyler Wayt, Spencer Wayt; Buddy (Delanie) Wayt, Christy Wayt Nichalson, Travis (Jodi) Cooley, Ben Wayt, Ashley Wayt; Donovan Wayt; Casey (Tiffany) Wayt, Katie Wayt, Karly Wayt; and 17 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister,  Lorra B. Turner and a brother, Danny L. Turner; two sisters-in-law, Gloria (Gary) Cross and Freddie Turner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Sue Ann Turner and three brothers, Larry Turner, Lanny Turner and Michael Turner.

Funeral services will be held at Voss Chapel on Saturday September 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Steve Greene officiating.

Burial will take place at Ackeret’s Chapel Cemetery, Reddington. There will be a Voss Dove Release.

Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be written to Seymour First Church of the Nazarene or the donor’s choice.

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