Minnie Patrick


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:23 pm
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Minnie L. Patrick, 59, of Davenport, died on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at her home with family around her.
Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline. Memorial services will follow at 3 p.m. The Rev. Kenneth Porter will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded.
Minnie was born on Aug. 24, 1953, in DeKalb, Miss., the daughter of Roosevelt and Hattie Morton Carpenter. She worked at the Crow Valley Golf Club for 16 years.
Minnie liked to read books and gardening. She enjoyed spending time with her family and watching soaps.
She is survived by her sons, Trimale (Laura) Patrick and DeAnthony Patrick; grandsons, Sir Anthony Patrick, Travale Patrick and Dominick Patrick; granddaughters, Tratora and Traniya Patrick, all of Davenport; brothers, Robert Blanks, Rock Island, Crawford Blanks and James (Jenn) Carpenter, both of Davenport; sisters, Leslie Granger, Philadelphia, Miss., and Mary Carpenter, East Moline; a host of nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Willie Eubanks and Joyce Edwards.
She was preceded in death by parents; brother, Frank Carpenter; great-nephew, Lashawn Ford; and nephew, Robert Blanks.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.sullivanellisltd.com.














 



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