Vincent, Patsy Jackson

Worked At The Tivoli Theatre For Many Years

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Patsy Vincent
Patsy Vincent

Patsy Jackson Vincent, 76, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in a local hospital.  

A graduate of Kirkman High School, she worked at the Tivoli Theater for many years after working for Sears.

Survivors include her son, Scotty (Doris) Jackson; three daughters, Jami Jackson, Julie Jackson Harvey and Andy (Robert) Smith; four grandchildren, Jeremy Turner, Thomas Turner, Nicky Turner and Robert “Sparky” Smith; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road with the Reverend Laverle Coats officiating.  

The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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