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A funeral service for Shirley Marie Patton, age 81, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 1 o'clock in the afternoon Friday, December 23, 2016 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Calvin Gould officiating. She will be laid to rest at Old Shiloh Cemetery in Mt. Enterprise.
Mrs. Patton passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in Jacksonville.
Shirley was born September 2, 1935 in Rusk County, Texas to Marvin and Bert (Moon) Kelly.
Shirley was a teacher of cosmetology. She was an endowed member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Jacksonville # 377 and she served as Worthy Matron in 1998 and 1999.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Denver Patton; brother, Glen Kelly and a sister, Vonice Patton.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Terry "Cash" Clark of Jacksonville, Kenneth Clark and wife Dawn of Jacksonville, and Marlon Clark of Wylie; step-daughters, Cathie Saia of Baton Rouge and Carol Phillips; sisters, Jean Sanders of Jacksonville and Ann Boatman of Henderson. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brandon, Amber, Krystal, Wayne, Billy, Tommy and Jessica.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, December 22, 2016 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Shirley's family from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on December 21, 2016
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