Graveside services for Patricia L. “Pat” Watkins, 79, Lawrence, KS will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Eudora Cemetery in Eudora, KS. The family will greet friends 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Thursday at
Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Medicalodges in Eudora.
She was born on November 19, 1932 in Grove Springs, MO the daughter of Thomas G. and Nola Fay Smith McClanahan.
Patricia was a former housekeeper in the Chancellor’s office at Strong Hall at the University of Kansas. She had also formerly worked at E&E Specialties and TRW in Lawrence.
Survivors include three daughters, Donna (husband, Tim) Gibson, of Gardner, KS, Jackie Clover (husband, Lee), Lawrence, KS, Kelly (husband Steve) Reese, of Lawrence, KS; three sons, Terry Truhe, of Lawrence, KS, Cecil Snyder, of Lawrence, KS, Thomas (wife, Laury) Snyder, of Lawrence, KS; two brothers, Bill McClanahan, of Reno, KS, Tommy McClanahan, Paola, KS; two sisters, Kathryn Gerken and Mary Jo Scott, both of Paola, KS; sixteen grandchildren, twenty three great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.