Kelly Ann Hyatt, 52, of Orange passed away on Friday, Sept. 19, at her residence.
Kelly grew up in Amarillo, after moving from Wisconsin. She then joined the Air Force and was stationed in England. That is where she met Thomas Hyatt, got married and had their first daughter, Lindsey Hyatt. Kelly and Thomas spent many years traveling the country and even had lived in Japan; also having two more daughters, Stefani (Cricket) Hyatt and Heather Hyatt. They settled in Orange, where she lived out her remaining days and finally passing away in her home surrounded by her husband, children and her identical twin sister, Stephanie Zinmer after a three years battle with cancer.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Zinmer Sr.; grandmother, Francis Gleason.
Kelly is survived by her husband, Thomas “Gator” Hyatt of Orange; daughters, Lindsey Michelle Hyatt of Dallas, Cricket Marie Hyatt, and Heather Danielle Hyatt, bot of Orange; mother, Dawn Gonzales of Amarillo; sister, Stephanie Lynn Zinmer of Amarillo; brother, Robert L. Zinmer Jr. of Amarillo; grandchildren, Levi Love and Camden Soape.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 4:30 pm until 8:30 pm at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Cremation will follow the services.
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