Patricia Sue Riblett Catron, 71, of Dinwiddie County, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

Born in Williamson, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Curtis Lee and Eva Lucille Greathouse Riblett. In addition, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Manie Louise Greathouse, and her brothers, Robert Riblett and William Riblett. Mrs. Catron retired after 25 years of service as a telephone operator with Bell Atlantic. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and devoted her life to her family.

Mrs. Catron is survived by her husband, Ronald W. Catron Sr.; daughters, Tammy Sue Shank and husband, Todd, of Prince George, Tracey Lynn Yeager of Petersburg, and Sheila Renee Mayberry and husband, Sam, of Dinwiddie; son, Ronald W. Catron Jr. of Chesterfield; grandchildren, Joshua and Trisha Shank, David, Chris and Nicholas Suits, Jeremy, Patrick and Seth Mayberry, Matthew Catron, Elizabeth Stevens, Ava, Sydney and Reagan Catron; great-granddaughter, Ava Noel Catron; aunt, Kathleen "a very special Rose" Hayes, and her son, Timothy; nieces and nephews, Ruth Ann Cozad, Jeanette, John and Gladys, Yolanda, Braden, Jean, Michael and William Jr. Riblett, all of West Virginia.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Mausoleum at Southlawn Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Richmond Children's Hospital, 2924 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23220. Condolences may be registered at

Published in The Progress-Index from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2013