Kerr, Patricia Ann (Dayton)

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Patricia Kerr
Patricia Kerr

Patricia Ann Kerr, 73, of Dayton, passed away on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Spring City Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Dayton on May 15, 1948, the daughter of the late Charles Houston “C. H.” Bishop and Ruth Barbara (Sneed) Bishop. 

Pat lived in Dayton all her life, was a graduate of Rhea Central High School Class of 1966, and had been employed at Oster Manufacturing and Rhea Floral. She enjoyed being with her family and friends and going out to eat at restaurants. She was a member of White Oak Baptist Church.

Pat is survived by her son, Scott (Kim) Bishop of Dayton; her three grandchildren, Courtney (Tommy) McConnell of Graysville, Paige (fiancé Roger Hodge) Bishop of Mowbray Mountain, and Maelee Roberson of Pittsburgh, PA; and four great-grandchildren, Wade Warren, Peyton Hodge, Lydia Hodge, and Elijah Hodge. 

Funeral services for Pat will be held on Friday, Feb. 4, at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Stanley Faulkner officiating. She will be laid to rest in Rhea Memory Gardens next to her parents. 

Social distancing is encouraged and masks are requested. 

Please share your memories and photos of Pat on her online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com. 

The family is being cared for by Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, Tn., where they will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 4, after 1 p.m. 



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