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Carol Jean Patterson

April 12, 1946 ~ June 5, 2022 (age 76)


Carol Jean Patterson of Mena, Ark. passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022 in Mena, Ark.

She is survived by daughter Brenda Shugart and grandsons Cody and Colton Gore of Quinlan, TX and sister, Barbara White of Arkansas.

She was born in Dallas, TX to the late William and Edith Bandy.

Jean was President of South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department for many years as well as a First Responder. She spent many years as EMT at East Texas Medical Center in Mt. Vernon, TX. She also attended Police Academy in Texas. Jean was a certified Texas Park and Wildlife Animal Rehabilitator for years. She loved caring for wildlife everywhere she went. Her favorite past times were taking her daughter and grandsons on hiking, fishing, kayaking and camping adventures. Jean also loved taking her grandsons with her close friends to Chama, New Mexico where they fished for trout, hiked and camped in the backcountry. They also loved riding the train through the mountains as that was a favorite of hers. She was very knowledgeable and could fix or build most anything. Jean loved teaching her grandsons how to work on motors or build things.

Memorial Service will be on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.  We will celebrate her love of life and recall great stories throughout her life.

Services entrusted to Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.


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Memorial Service
June 18, 2022

10:00 AM
Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home
409 N. Kaufman
Mt. Vernon, TX 75457

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