Mrs. Melissa Pittman Boyett, age 41, of Johnson Corner, died Thursday, October 22, 2020, in Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah after an extended illness. She was a native of Toombs County living all her life in Johnson Corner. She was a 1997 graduate of Toombs County High School. She attended Brewton Parker College and Georgia Southern University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She later attended Walden University earning a master’s degree. She taught reading at Toombs County Middle School. She was a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Johnson Corner. She enjoyed crocheting and reading.
Survivors include husband of twenty-one years, Bryant H. Boyett; two sons, Alex Boyett and Noah Boyett, all of Johnson Corner; her mother, Mary Lou Pittman of Johnson Corner; her father, Bob Rowe of Atlanta; two sisters, Gail Pittman Miller and husband Edward of Johnson Corner, and Bobbie Rowe Moore and husband Chris of Monroe; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 until just prior to the service.
A graveside funeral service will be held Sunday, October 25th, at 2:00 p.m. in the Rocky Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Lawrence Butler and Reverend Nathan Pittman officiating.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lodge, 1552 Shoup Court, Decatur, GA 30033.
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