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Patricia Jean Patrick

May 10, 1934 August 21, 2018
Patricia Jean Patrick
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Patricia Jean Patrick, age 84, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at home. She was born May 10, 1934, in Purdy, Missouri, the daughter of Raymond Wayne and Lila (Pottenger) Lundy.

Pat was a 1952 graduate of the Aurora High School in Aurora, Missouri. Following graduation she went to work at MWM Color Press where she worked in the art department.

On February 13, 1954, she was united in marriage to William Edward Patrick, of Mt. Vernon. She quit work at MWM in October of 1954, to join her husband in Kingsville, Texas, where he was stationed in the United Stated Navy. Bill passed away on July 30, 1990.

After his navy service they made their home in Mt. Vernon. She was a stay at home mom until 1971 when she went to work as the office manager of the Lawrence County Record. While working there she also worked part-time at William’s Jewelry in Mt. Vernon. In October of 1975 she joined the staff at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon as the Secretary/Church Clerk. She worked for Fist Baptist full time until 1999 when she started to work part-time putting the church minutes into the computer records and creating a data base for the pastor’s sermons and typing and putting the sermons in notebooks by the year.

Pat served as church clerk from 1975 until 2013. She was a 30 year member of the church choir, taught Sunday school for approximately 15 years, helped teach Vacation Bible School and worked with others in the preschool music program. She was a member of First Baptist having joined the church in 1959, moving her membership from the First Baptist Church in Aurora.

Pat is survived by her five children, Tereasa Kaufman and her husband, Hank, of St. Louis, Missouri, Leesa Meredith and her husband, Darrell, of Aurora, Terri Younts and her husband, John, of Mt. Vernon, Rhonda Hersh and her husband, Cliff, of Springfield and Ray Patrick and his wife, Sandi, of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Rayma Crawford and her husband, Pete; ten grandchildren, Patrick Pendleton, Valerie Gaines, Alison Wutke, William Hersh, Greg Patrick, Lindsay Cornell, Whitney Wilkes, Kelly Davis, Courtney Hogan and Timothy Kaufman; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Her parents, Raymond and Lila, husband, Bill and sister, Phyllis Lingenfelter and her husband, Don, preceded her in death.

A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery. Friends and family may stop by the funeral home from 9:00–1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018 to pay their respects.

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Graveside Service




2:00 PM 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM
Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery

Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery
Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

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Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery Final Resting Place

Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

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