Orphea Clasel Wyatt, 89, died at her home on Sunday, Nov. 24 (2019). Funeral is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel.
She was born May 16, 1930, on the Buffalo River in a log cabin built by her father for his bride in 1927. She was the daughter of the late Doy Richard and Bertha Mae (Friend) Sparks.
Orphea attended Towering Oaks Church in Berryville and was a member of their 50+ club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ray Wyatt and four brothers Troy, Arold, James and Clyde Sparks.
She is survived by four daughters, Phyllis James, of Springdale, Reba Clark, of Berryville, Sharlene Walker, of Watts, Oklahoma and Sherri Plumlee, of Berryville; brother, Wesley Sparks, of Harrison; sister, Dorothy Samuels, of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild due in March.