Doris Marie Pyeatt

August 31, 1931 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Doris Marie Pyeatt, 90, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, North Carolina. Mrs. Pyeatt had been a longtime resident of the Duncan and Comanche area.

Funeral services are planned for Monday, August 1, 2022. There is to be a graveside service at the Fairlawn Cemetery in Comanche, Oklahoma. The services are to be officiated by Reverend Dean & Freda Hall.  Arrangments have been entrusted to the family care of Carter-Smart Funeral Directors.

Doris was born August 23, 19312 in Wilmington, North Carolina to Troy Glendale and Ila (Wilkins) Motte. After graduating high school, she went to Lee ollege where she later decided to become a missionary. With just an accordion and a suitcase of clothes of clothes, she headed to san Antonio, Texas to become a missionary in Mexico. Instead she met the love of her life. On November 29, 1954, she married Joe E. Pyeatt, Jr. Within four years, her family had grown by two children, daughter Debra Jean Pyeatt and son Steven Dale Pyeatt.

Once the family moved to Duncan, she became the secretary-bookeeper at the Elks Golf and Country Club for over 20 years. She then went to work at Security National Bank and Trust in the Safe Deposit Department for over 15 years. During that time, she was also the Spanish interpreter at Security National Bank. Upon retirement, sheenjoyed spending time with her husband, doing things like craft shows in Duncan as well as in Dallas and Wilmington. There are many babies and children that are the proud recipients of one Doris beautiful hand crocheted baby afgans or clothes.

Upon the death of her husband, Doris and her daughter Debra, moved to Wilmington, North Carolina to be near family. Doris was a member of Parkview Baptist Church in Duncan and College Acres Baptist Church in Wilmington.

Doris was preceded in death by her son, Stephen (Steve) Dale Pyeatt, and husband, Joe E. Pyeatt, Jr. 

She is survived by her daughter, Debra Jean Pyeatt of Wilmington and her sister, Caroline Glyndale (Motte) Williams, also of Wilmington as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.  


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Graveside Service
August 1, 2022

10:00 AM
Fairlawn Cemetery, Comanche, Oklahoma


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