Evelyn Ann Hartley Shatto, 86, of Sandyville passed away July 26, 2009, at her home.


Evelyn Ann Hartley Shatto, 86, of Sandyville passed away July 26, 2009, at her home.

She was born November 14, 1922, on Trace Fork in Sandyville, a daughter of the late Edwin W. and Harriett Amy (Throckmorton) Pyatt.  She was also preceded in death by her first husband Harry Hartley; second husband Wade Shatto; son Rector Clay Hartley; daughters Susie Mae Hartley and Marjie Lee Postlewait; grandchild Cynthia Louise Butts; brothers Carl, Ross, Lawrence, Frank, Nathan, Chester, and Everette Pyatt; and sisters Nellie Houchen, Lucy McKitrick, and Marietta Beagle.

Survivors include her sons Harry Dean Hartley of Pomona, FL, and Everett Dale Hartley of Ripley; daughters Wanda Geraldine Butts of Ripley, Wendy Jean Mowrey of Marietta, OH, and Penny Lynn Hermsdorfer of Sandyville; grandchildren (Dean’s children) Belinda McCroskey, Howard Hartley, Shala Guy, and Timothy Hartley; (Dale’s child) Emily Rhodes; (Penny’s children) Annie Foreman and Amber Hersdorfer; (Wilma’s children) Rodney Mowrey, Christy Peterson, and Melody Abshear; (Wanda’s children) Vanessa Brown, Nelson Butts, and Denise Peters; (Rector’s children) Bruce Hartley, Nick Hartley, Steve Hartley, Rocky Hartley, Ali Hartley, Jan Garrett and Jody Wgglesworth; (Margie’s children) Brian and Debbie Postewaite; several great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and beloved family members Bob and Mary Shatto, Della Mae Pyatt, Vental and Hilda Waggoner, and Ralph and Carol Pyatt.

She was a long-time resident of Sycamore Road and attended the Centennial Church there.  She was a good neighbor and friend to many, and a retired LPN and physical therapist assistant at Jackson General Hospital where she was well known for her hard work and dedication.

She was an avid reader and gifted gardener. She was a talented, self-taught, and prolific creator of heartwarming and beautiful quilts.  Her hands were always busy.

Graveside service was held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at the Oak Hill Cemetery on Klondyke Road, Ripley, with the Rev. Josh Fisher officiating.  

In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the Centennial Church. Arrangements were provided by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.

Online condolences may be sent to: castofuneralhome@citynet.net.