Brackett, Patricia "Patty" Graham

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Patricia Brackett
Patricia Brackett

Patricia “ Patty” Graham Brackett, 60, of Sale Creek died recently.

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy C. Graham and her in-laws, John C. Brackett and Louise Brackett. 

She was the loving wife of Stephen M. Brackett, Sr. of 38 years. Patty was adored by three children who rise up and call her blessed, Anna (Van) Ferguson, Anita (Randy) Defore, Stephen M. (Lesley) Brackett, Jr., mother, Margret Graham of Rossville, brothers, Allen (Karen) Graham, David (Sandra) Graham, Larry (Kim) Graham all of Rossville, grandchildren, Cody, Shelby, Hope, Noah, Gabriel, Ella, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and many friends. 

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Oak Street Baptist Church with the Reverend Tommy Taylor, Bishop Calvin Nunley and the Reverend David Hayes officiating. Interment will follow the service at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Larry Gandy, David Tullis, Johnny Poole, Randy Legg, Rick Nunley, Rick Hughes, Gary Arnold and Ronnie McEntyre serving as pall bearers. Honorary pall bearers will be Son Shipley, Don Penny, Allan Hackney, Johnny Beene, Jason Adams, Kenny Pendergrass, Marvin Varner, Joe Varner, Joe Carrol, and Tony Rievley. 

Her family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, and from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Oak Street Baptist Church Building Fund at 11340 North Oak St.; Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 

The family would like to give special thanks to Rebecca Provine and Kim Hodge. 

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. 

Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 


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