Cleo Pyatt Afre, 66, daughter of the Charles D. Pyatt and Hattie Cleo Riley Pyatt, was born Sept. 2, 1937, at Summersville. She died Jan. 6, 2004, at Cleveland Clinic Hospital at Weston, Fla. She attended Summersville High School and graduated from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. She attended many of the alumni gatherings, often getting the award for the one who traveled the farthest. She married Jose Luis Afre Oct. 25, 1956. They were married 26 years before his death in 1982. Mrs. Afre lived in Guatemala 47 years, founding one of the most prestigious secretarial schools and helping others in different areas. More than 2,000 students graduated from the school. The government of Guatemala awarded Mrs. Afre the “”Orden del Quetzal””, the highest award in that country. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, June Henry; and two brothers, Jim and Bert Pyatt. Surviving are her children, Steve Afre, Diane Aquino and Anthony Afre; and three grandchildren. Services were Jan. 10 at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with burial in the Riley Cemetery near Summersville. “

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