Patsy Ruth “Pat” Fowler was born Sept. 2, 1933, in Van, to James Herbert and Opal (Holland) Brown. She and her late husband, Neill, had lived in Madison County since 1962. Pat worked in the tax office of the Madisonville Consolidated Independent School District for about 10 years before becoming a bank teller for Farmers State Bank in Madisonville.
Pat enjoyed reading, crocheting and loved “gadgets.” Additionally, she loved that her family had made so many wonderful memories during various camping trips. Window shopping with her daughters was similarly, a favorite past time of Pat’s. Most of all, Pat loved her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She especially treasured her many photos of them that she had accumulated.
Pat passed away July 29, 2018 in Bryan, at the age of 84 years. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; beloved husband, Neill Fowler; and grandson, Kevin Hendrix.
Surviving family members include daughters, Lynn King (Lynn) of Bryan and Lea Hendrix (Eric) of Yukon, Okla.; sister, Jerry Ann Clark of Fort Smith, Ark.; grandchildren, Reece Dunn (Jessica), Angie Guidry (Lee), Wes Dunn, Matt Dunn (Jennifer), Jamie Dunn (Courtney), Kalyn Estrada (Alex) and Erica Hendrix; and great-grandchildren, Trinity Dunn, Bowie Dunn, Kendall Dunn, Lyndie Dunn, Kaden Dunn, Maddie Guidry, Nathan Guidry, Luke Dunn, Claire Dunn, Katelynn Dunn, Jett Dunn, Xavier Estrada, Sophia Estrada, Aurora Estrada and Kevin Estrada. Pat is also survived by nieces, Shanon Small of Heavener, Okla., and Robin Newton of Euless; and nephew, Russell “Rusty” Clark of Heavener.
Funeral services for Pat were held Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. The Rev. Lee Guidry officiated the service. Interment followed in the Madisonville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Reece Dunn, Wes Dunn, Matt Dunn, Jamie Dunn, Alex Estrada, Lee Guidry, Eric Hendrix and Lynn King.
Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. www.madisonvillefuneralhome.com.