Kennon Blair (Henderson) Patton
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Kennon Blair (Henderson) Patton, 94, went to be with the Lord November 14, 2012 at Heritage Hills Nursing Home. She was the widow of the Edwin Douglas Patton of Greenville SC.
She had lived in Lincoln for the past 10 years and had previously lived in Greenville SC for 62. Born in Carrollton GA, she was the daughter of the late Charles Kennon and Eleanor "Nell" (Mandeville) Henderson also of Carrollton GA.
Kennon served as a Lt. in the WAVES (Navy) during WWII in communications. In 1946 after marriage, Kennon and her husband, Doug, co-owned and operated Patton Farm - Poultry, Greenville SC for 10 years. Kennon was a real estate broker and co-owned and operated Patton Company Realtors, Mauldin SC from 1972-1982. An active member of the Presbyterian Church in America, she and her late husband were missionaries to Japan with PCA's Mission to the World 1990-91. She moved to RI in 2002 to live with her daughter. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Providence.
She is survived by her 3 daughters, Blair P Greene of Lincoln RI; Jean P Preston of Huntsville AL; Susan P Hamersky; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.
In Lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 72 Clifford St, Providence RI 02903.
Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 15, 2012