Margaret "Foxie" Patton (1930 - 2015)

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  • "So sorry to see of the passing of Foxie. She was always..."
    - Linda (Holt) McFall
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Margaret "Foxie" Patton, 84, St. Paul's, 339 E. Jamestown Road, Greenville (West Salem Twp.), formerly of 60 District Road, Delaware Twp., passed away peacefully Sunday, April 5, 2015, at the nursing home.
Born May 27, 1930, the second of four girls, to the late Clarence and Grace Smith Foulks, in Brookville, where part of her heart has always remained.
She was known by friends and family as "Foxie." She married W. Leroy "Joe" Patton on July 3, 1949, and they moved to Greenville in 1953, where they lived and raised their family. He preceded her in death April 19, 2004.
Over the years, she worked in retail at various stores in the Greenville area, including: JC Penney's, Murphy's, Riverside Grocery Store and H&R Block.
Foxie loved flowers, music, dancing, traveling, collecting bells and watching birds in her bird feeders. She loved her family and doted on her four grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Patton and Roger A. Patton and his wife, Shirley, all of Greenville; a daughter, Kathy Painter of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren: Tracy, Kelly, Tom and Jonathan; several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; three sisters: Ellen Jean Hetrick of Hazen, Sue Ann Wells and Doris Ord and her husband, Don, all of DuBois; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2015, at Osborne-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 73-75 Columbia Ave., Greenville.
Visitation will also be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc., 1033 4th Ave., Brockway, where funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Burial will follow the services at Beechwoods Cemetery, Falls Creek.
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Published in The Courier Express from Apr. 9 to Apr. 10, 2015
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