Patty Herron, 82

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Patricia Ann Herron, 82, of Mountain Home, died April 18, 2005, at the Elmore Long Term Care Unit.

Memorial services were held Saturday, April 23, at the Church of the Nazarene. Inurnment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home.

Patty was born Feb. 12, 1923, in Scottsbluff, Neb.

She married Ernest Herron on March 7, 1939, in Scottsbluff. From that marriage came a son, Richard R. Herron.

While Ernie was serving in World War II Patty was both mother and father and held down a full-time job. She continued to work the next 30 years after Ernie returned home.

She had many hobbies and loved knitting and sewing for her grandchildren. Her flower gardens were admired for their beauty.

In 1976 Patty and Ernie retired and moved to Mountain Home to be with their son and family.

Patty is survived by: Richard and Donna Herron of Mountain Home; two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

One brother preceded Patty in death.