McDaniel, Patricia Elnora

Monday, July 29, 2013
Patricia McDaniel
Patricia McDaniel


Patricia Elnora McDaniel, 77, of Chattanooga, died Sunday evening, July 28, 2013 at her home.

A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, she was a 1954 graduate of Tyner High School and was a member of Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where her grandparents were charter members.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Billy Joe McDaniel;  parents, Frank and Loma Martin;  sisters, Nell Manning,  Kate Mauldin,  Iva Haynes;  brothers, Yank Martin, Kenneth Martin;  sister-in-law, Mary Martin, and brothers-in-law, Carl Manning, Jimmy Mauldin and Gordon Haynes.

She is survived by her sons, Joe Billy (Maury) McDaniel,  Akie (Gayla) McDaniel, both of Chattanooga and Marty (Kelly) McDaniel, Knoxville;  grandchildren, Jake, Andrew and Lindsey McDaniel, Casey (Jacob) Hamby;  great-grandchildren, Lilith and Iris Hamby;  sisters in law, Betty Martin, Judy McDaniel, Jane Wooten;  brother-in-law, Bobby McDaniel;  several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Jeff Sledge officiating. Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 31, from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m., and Thursday, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.



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