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NORTH JACKSON – Barbara Jean (Bish) Patton, 82, passed away at her home on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1930, in Hollidays Cove, W.Va., the daughter of the late Gladys and Roy Bish.

She was married to Donald Patton on March 12, 1949, who preceded her in death on Oct. 27, 2012.

Barbara’s grandchildren were the love of her life. Known as “Gram,” she will lovingly be remembered by Sean (Kristie) Patton, Cassidy (Felix) Patton-Yeboah, Julie (Cliff) Karash-James, Rachel and Jeffrey Karash, for all the times they shared together. Her great-grandchildren, Keeley and Trevor Patton, and Jayden and Jasmine Yeboah will learn about Gram’s kindness and generosity from all those who love and respect her.

Barbara will be deeply missed by her son, William R. Patton of Columbus; and daughter, Susan (John) Karash of Lake Milton. They will always be grateful for her unconditional love and support.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; and brothers, Robert and Thomas Bish.

The family extends their deepest gratitude to Barbara’s neighbors and friends for their goodwill. A special thank you to Aleria, Leslie and Karen for their kindness and friendship.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.

Private graveside services will be held at Jackson Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Women’s Fellowship at the First Federated Church, P.O. Box 188, 10786 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson, OH 44451.

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“I will always love you Gram, forever & ever. Say hello to Gramps for me too. Love you!”

 » Julie (Karash) James on September 26, 2013

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