Patsy Ruth Lynch, daughter of the late Bob and Lettie Malone Cantrell, was born in Leora on May 8, 1935, and died at her home in Puxico on Oct. 7, 2010, at the age of 75.
She had lived in Pontiac, Mich., before moving to Puxico in 1980. She had worked in housekeeping at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital and at the Puxico Nursing Center for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Puxico. Patsy enjoyed playing bingo, bunco and bowling.
On March 8, 1952, she was married to Paul Lynch in Piggott, Ark.
Surviving are her husband Paul Lynch of Puxico; three sons, Stephen and David Lynch, both of Puxico, and Mark and his wife Nancy of Tampa, Fla.; one daughter, Becky and her husband Mike Fielder of Nashville, Tenn.; one brother, James D. Cantrell of Jackson; four grandchildren, Jennifer Edwards of Brandon, Fla., Paul Edwards of Puxico,Devon Lynch of Lakeland, Fla., Crystal Lynch of Pontiac, Mich.; and two great-, Brendan Horak of Goshen, Ohio and Haley Kirby of Brandon, Fla. Other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alma Yokley, Daisy Lynch and Kathryn Earls; and three brothers: Fred, Curtis and Melvin Cantrell.
Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, after 11 a.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at 1 p.m. in the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico with the Rev. Marshall Link of Puxico officiating.
Interment will be in the Hobbs Cemetery in Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.