Patricia (O'Steen) Myntti

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Mrs. Patricia O'Steen Myntti, age 75, of St. Cloud, FL (formerly of Blackshear) died Friday afternoon at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born October 16, 1942 in Blackshear, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Ben and Mamie Lou Mattox O'Steen. She was raised in Pierce County where she was a 1961 graduate of Blackshear High School. After marriage to the late George Allan Myntti, she moved to California, Guam, and Milton, Florida during his military career. They then moved to Blackshear, and she worked for the United States Postal Service for 31 years, retiring as the Post Master of the Patterson Post Office. Following retirement, she and her husband moved to Cleveland, GA. Following his passing, she returned to Blackshear before moving to St. Cloud earlier this year to be near her family.

She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Blackshear where she attended the Alathean Ladies Sunday School Class. She also served on the Bereavement Committee, the Storehouse Cooking Team, the Disaster Relief Team, and the Hands To Work Ministry. She had also been a member of Tesnatee Baptist Church in Cleveland, Georgia and was a current member of Eastern Avenue Baptist Church in St. Cloud, Florida.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by all of her brothers and sisters, Dorothy O'Steen Baumeister, Louise O'Steen, Ruth Edward Thompson, Albert O'Steen, Ruby O'Steen, Thomas Clyde O'Steen, and Emery O'Steen.

Survivors include her two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Philip Pushic of Charleston, SC and Brenda and Nick Dispensa of St. Cloud, FL; 4 grandchildren, Wesley Myntti of Carrabelle, FL, Darby Pushic Stinnett (husband Bronson) of Waycross, Nicholas Pushic (wife Lindsay) of Charleston, SC, and Frank Dispensa of St. Cloud, FL; a great grandson, Braxton Fox Pushic of Charleston, SC; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Tuesday afternoon (8/21/18) at 2 PM in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Thomas-Winn Cemetery in Pierce County.

The family will receive friends Monday evening (8/20/18) from 6-9 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to , 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; the Salvation Army, 977 Tebeau St., Waycross, GA 31501; or to Mercy Ships, PO Box 1930, Lindale, TX 75771.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Santa Rosa Press Gazette from Aug. 19 to Sept. 18, 2018
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