Frances  Patterson


Frances Patterson, 92 of Rushville, passed away on August 23, 2019 at her home. She was born on May 10, 1927 in Hamilton, OH to the late Otto and Fanny (Huffman) Fornshell. Frances was a 1947 graduate of Milroy. She married Alva L. Patterson on December 26, 1947 and he preceded her in death on April 20, 2019. She worked security at Camp Atterbury and Fort Harrison. Frances worked as a secretary at the Indiana State House. Frances was a member of Milroy Presbyterian Church. She loved horses, gardening, birds and her grandchildren. When she was young she enjoyed being part of the Rodeo.
Frances is survived by her son, Sam (Michelle) Patterson of Milroy and daughter, Chris Jarman of Rushville; 7 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Frances is preceded in death by her daughter, Kay Miller and son-in-law's, Jim Miller and Larry Jarman; her brother, Bob Fornshell.
Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11 AM in Richland/Fisher Cemetery, with Pastor John Wall presiding. Memorial Contributions may be made out to Our Hospice in Southern Indiana in memory of Frances Patterson.
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Published on August 26, 2019
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