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Timmons Obituary 08/17/14 (Photo Supplied / The Elkhart Truth)
Patsy D. Timmons

Posted on Aug. 16, 2014 at 9:01 p.m.

ELKHART — Patsy D. Timmons, 77, of Elkhart, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, at Elkhart General Hospital.

The Goshen native was born Nov. 16, 1936, to Lawrence J. and Evelyn A. (Knight) Yoder, who preceded her in death.

On June 24, 1955, she married Harold W. Timmons in Goshen. Harold also preceded her in death in 2009 after 54 years of marriage.

Patsy was a homemaker who enjoyed the time spent with family and friends. She was a member at the Moose Lodge and enjoyed gardening, flowers and collecting clowns and angels.

In addition to her parents and husband, Patsy was also preceded in death by her brother, Leslie Yoder, and brother-in-law Arden Martin Jr.

She is survived by her daughters, Paula (Ray) Henderson of Atlanta, andNancy (Mike) Hanson, JoAnn(Stephen) Thomas and Judith (Frank) Cockerham, all of Elkhart; sister Evelyn (Luella) Martin of Indianapolis; brothers Lawrence J. (Donna) Yoder of Columbia City, Lloyd J. (Helen) Yoder of Florida, and Luther J. (Anita) Yoder of Elkhart; sister-in-law Doris Yoder of Warsaw; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

The family’s preferred memorial is the American Diabetes Association.

To view the digital photo album or leave condolences, please visit www.chapelhillmemorial.com.