MOUNT VERNON — Nellie L. Hoyt, 79, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at her home with her family by her side.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1938 in New London, Connecticut, to the late George and Fannie Kripps.

Nellie is survived by her husband, of over 58 years, Frederick Hoyt; her son, Robert (Martha) Hoyt; three daughters, Donna (Art Pullins) Carraway, Debbie (David) Swanger and Laurie (Mark) Wilson; 10 grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Nellie was preceded in death by her brother, Earl, and her two sisters, Georgeanna and Kathy.

Friends may call on Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Hill Church. A service will be held on Monday at the church, beginning at 1 p.m., with Pastor Fred Shoemaker and Pastor Rodney Davis officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

To send the family a condolence online visit:

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Nellie L. Hoyt.


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