Patty A. Pennell Nalley was born September 12, 1934, to Lorene Pennell at Butterfield, Mo. When she was 7 years old Lorene married Blaine Ray and moved to Olathe, Kan. Patty lived on and off with W.H. (Burg) and Vida Pennell, attending school in Olathe and Butterfield. On December 1, 1951, Patty married Neal L. Nalley at Olathe, Kansas, Neal preceded her in death in January 1997. This union produced 4 children, Cindy Nalley, Sheryl Terry, Lim Nalley, wife Lisa of Bentonville, Ark and Shelley (Penny) Norton.
Patty had six grandchildren Amie, April, Monique, Chris, Derrick, and Brian, and one great grandchild, Angel, who was her life. She is survived by twobrothers, Jim Ray and his wife Jeannie of Garnett Kan., Jerry Ray and his wife Sally of Olathe Kan., a host of nieces, nephews & cousins she loved very much, and her Aunt Pauline Dummit, of Cassville, Mo.
Patty worked many years as a proofreader in Kansas City, Mo. Retiring from Denton Community Hospital as food supervisor in 1989.
Patty was a member of Cornerstone Pentecostal Church of Denton, Pastor Mark Boudreaux, and she was loved by a great church family. Memorial service will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, January 21, 2006, in the Chapel of Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield, Mo., with Rev Mark Boudreaux officiating.
Arrangements were under direction of Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home, Denton, Texas.