EVELYN "EVIE" REID PATTON, 95, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family and her beloved cat, Molly. Born May 15, 1917, in Beaver County, Pa., she was one of eight children and a daughter of the late William and Berenice (DewRose) Patton. She made Chicago Heights her home for most of her life and retired as an accountant from the James Walker Co. She lived with her niece in Fort Wayne the last four years. She had a great love for her family, Chicago sports teams and animals. She was an avid collector of Royal Daulton Toby Jugs. Surviving are her nieces, Trish (Steve) Dailey and Kimberly (Joseph) Vogel; and nephew, Doyal McLemore. A memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Covington Memorial Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road. In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials to Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control. Burial in Jones Cemetery, Flat Rock, Ill. To send online condolences or to sign the guestbook, please visit www.covingtonmemorial.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Nov. 14, 2012