Thursday, September 28, 2006

Edgar " Ed" Johnson Patton, 85, of Monett, passed away Thursday Sept. 21, 2006, at Cox-Monett hospital in Monett. He was born May 9, 1921, in Harrison, Ark., the son of the late Edgar L. and Ruby Ellen Johnson Patton.

He was the manager of Patton Shoe in Monett for many years. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Navy. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett. He was also a member of the American legion Post #91 of Monett, Monett Kiwanis Club, Monett Golf Assoc. He served on the Monett Park Board for many years, Monett Sportsman's league, Tom Wolfe Memorial Post of the VFW of Monett, and he worked for many years with the Monett Little League after the war.

He was married to Roxie Jane Wilson on June 23, 1946, in Monett and she survives. He is also survived by one brother, R.W. Patton, of Miami, Okla.

Graveside services were held Tuesday at the Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Monett with Heno Head and Rev. Cliff Crockett officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Bennett- Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.