Arminia Patrick, of Claypool, went home to be with the Lord at 2:20 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City at the age of 86.

She was born Jan. 19, 1932, in Floyd County, Ky., to Emery Leroy and Lillie Hall Williams. On Dec. 23, 1950, she was married to Jack Patrick. They shared 58 years of marriage before he passed away on Jan. 18, 2009.

Arminia was a lifetime homemaker and member of New Beginnings Church and World Outreach in Warsaw. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed by all.

She will be lovingly remembered by her seven sons:  Dannie Patrick, Leesburg; Ronnie (Janet) Patrick, Claypool; Larry Joe (Rhonda) Patrick, Warsaw; Jimmy Ray (Edwina) Patrick, Tennessee; Billy (Susan) Patrick, Akron; Steven (Lorrie) Patrick, Florida; Morris (Deadra) Patrick, Sidney; daughter, Virginia Kay (Jessie) Rivera, Warsaw; 28 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one granddaughter.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 10, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw. Her funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by her son, Pastor Ronnie Patrick.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Pierceton.


Donations in Arminia's memory may be directed to New Beginnings Church and World Outreach, P.O. Box 913, Warsaw, IN 46581 and would be appreciated by the family.

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