Gwendolyn's Story

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Gwendolyn Marie Patton, 83, of Hinton, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, at home following a long illness. She was surrounded by all those who loved her.
Born March 22, 1934, at Sewell, WV. She was the daughter of the late Virginia K. Wilfong and James Adkins, and "mommy," her grandmother, Daisy M. Wilfong.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Patton.
Gwendolyn spent most of her years as a homemaker. She loved being surrounded by her children and grandchildren; she was affectionately referred to as "Granny" by many. She was always ready for a road trip, enjoyed going to the beach and Tennessee.
Those left to cherish her memory are three sons, Eugene Wilfong and wife Dreama of Meadow Creek, Danny Patton of Hinton, Gary Patton and wife Stephanie of Ballard; one daughter, Lisa Woods of Hinton; seven grandchildren, Wendy Richmond of Sandstone, Carrie Wilfong of Meadow Creek, Danny Patton Jr. of Hinton, Jacob Patton and companion Amanda Whitt of Hinton, Jordan Patton of Lerona, Matthew Massie and wife Lindsay of Hinton and Hunter Woods of Hinton; and three great grandchildren, Harmony and Cadie Richmond of Sandstone and Laila Patton of Hinton.
Friends may call the funeral parlors from 12:00 P.M. until 1:30 P.M. Monday, October 16, 2017. Graveside services will follow at Restwood Memorial Gardens with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.
Sons and grandsons will be serving as pallbearers.
Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ronaldmeadowsfp.com
Published on October 14, 2017
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