Patricia Ann Stinson

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Patricia Ann Stinson, 83, Brazil, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 after a short stay at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle.

She was born on April 10, 1937 in Clay County to the late Fredrick Lloyd and Anna Ruth (Miller) Garrison.

Pat graduated from Van Buren High School in 1955, and married Forrest Merle Stinson on June 15, 1957.

She was a social butterfly and never met a stranger. She loved to bake, often taking charge of her grandchildren’s birthday cakes. Pat also enjoyed sewing, crocheting, working puzzles and was an avid reader.

She was preceded in death by her husband Forrest; sister Eva Gottsche; brothers John and Kenneth Garrison; as well as granddaughter Kayla Stinson.

Patricia is survived by her son James (Vickie) Stinson of Russellville; daughters Shandra (Richard) White of Indianapolis, Jeannie (Gary) McLean of Brazil and Christine (Doug Strahl) Archer of Fillmore; brother Fredrick Garrison of Harmony; sister Saundra Wallace of Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren Misty (Tim) Wiltermood, Melissa Thornburg, Sara Stinson, Samantha Stinson, Jason (Tera) White, Emily (Pete) Dhonau, Miranda (Brandon) Garvin and Max and Sophia Archer; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Dennis Holley officiating and burial to follow at Calcutta Cemetery. The family will accept friends for visitation on Saturday from noon until the time of service.

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