John E. Patrick

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John E. Patrick was born June 30, 1938 in Yellow Pine, Alabama to John Andrew and Cora Mae Grimes Patrick. At the age of 17 John fulfilled his childhood dream and enlisted in the US Navy. In the 1960s he moved from Alabama to Houston, Texas to pursue a job with Eastern Airlines. He continued his career in the freight industry until retiring in 2015. Mr. Patrick was an active member of Mims Baptist Church; where he enjoyed singing in the choir, teaching and assisting his church and church family in any way he could. John also took tremendous pride in serving as a Gideon for over 20 years. Mr. Patrick went to his Heavenly Home Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the age of 78. John was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife of 30 plus years Gloria Groce Patrick. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Christine Patrick of Conroe, Texas; daughters and son-in-laws, Kristi and Billy Ballard of Willis, Texas and Debbie and Windell Clark of State Line, Mississippi; sons and daughter-in-laws, James and Sheila Patrick of Willis, Texas, Marshall "Mike" and Sherrie Womack of Magnolia, Texas, Mike and Vonda Brewer of Petal, Mississippi, and Steve Brewer of Picayune, Mississippi; step-daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Prentice Anderson of Cleveland, Texas; step-son and daughter-in-law, David and Linda Pugh of Conroe, Texas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, B.C. "Charles" and Laynell Groce of Willis, Texas; sister-in-law, Betty Graham of Conroe, Texas; 29 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Church Family, Prayer Partners and Family also left behind to see once again in Glory. Visitation will be at Cashner Funeral Home on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 3-6pm. The funeral service will be at Mims Baptist Church on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1pm with Bro. Mark Stovall officiating. Burial will follow in the Conroe Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers for the service will be: Benjamin Ballard, Joshua Womack, Robert "Bo" Rogers, Randy Horton, Cory Gene Horton, Lencho Adame, Andy Anderson, and Adam Anderson. Honorary Pallbearers: Heath Anderson and Joseph Kay. In lieu of flowers please make donations in John Patrick's name to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 3522 Conroe, Texas 77305. To leave condolences to the family, visit our website at www.cashnerconroe.com


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Published on yourconroenews.com from June 9 to June 22, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
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