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Patricia Ann Patton

Patricia Ann Patton

April 18, 1952 - March 30, 2019

Patricia A. Patton was an Actress, Dancer, Seamstress, Designer, Artist, Nurturer, Loving Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Daughter, Sister, Niece, Friend and much more. <br /> <br /> From making paper dolls with clothing, to designing prom dresses for her granddaughter, and creating timeless portraits with various fabrics called Fabric Fables, bringing beauty to any situation was her motivation. <br /> <br /> From neighborhood street dance performances with The Free Street Theater, Darlene Blackburn, to performances abroad, including the silver screen (The Blues Brothers), bringing harmony and loving encouragement is her legacy. <br /> <br /> In July of 1970, she and her husband, Michael C. Smith (RIP), welcomed their son, Maceo Yusef Smith, into the world. Patricia expressed a passionate belief in a higher power and sought to learn and teach her son the value of open mindedness and spirituality beyond traditional religious beliefs. <br /> <br /> Preceding her in death, mom, Mary Scott; dad, Osba Patton Sr.; and brother, Osba Patton Jr. Left behind to cherish her memory, son, Maceo Yusef Smith; 4 grandchildren, Kiara Newson, Eliyah Newson-Smith, Salathea Smith & Ninti Smith-El; 10 grandchildren; siblings, Erma Patton, Luster Patton & sister-in-law, Patricia Arttaway-Handy (Grover), mother in-law, Helen Arttaway; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends and Vogue Fabrics family. <br /> <br /> She will be missed.

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418 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL

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    She was a absolutely beautiful woman with an unlimited amount of love. She was extremely talented in many areas and funny beyond belief.
    Shenshell Patton Apr 18, 2019
    This was one of my favorite pictures of my aunt. I remember when I saw it I said WOW I hope I'm that pretty when I grow up. Her reply was you already are. Love you Auntie
    Shenshell Patton Apr 18, 2019
    I visited my Aunt the summer of 85 & was allowed to spend a year with her in Jersey & attend school. I learned valuable life lessons had some of my most memorable times as a teenager. that year.
    Shenshell Patton Apr 17, 2019
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    Shenshell Patton Apr 17, 2019
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    Shenshell Patton Apr 17, 2019
    I have so many pleasant memories over the years even distance didn.hinder our friendship and laughs we shared since we first met when our children were small boys
    Elaine Lassiter Apr 15, 2019
    Sooo many memories but I think the best memories of my Mom were the coutless open conversations for hours about any rhing and anybody... My creativity comes from her she always encouraged me to persue my dreams responsibly.
    I will miss my Mom and BEAT friend ever.
    ASE'
    Maceo Smith Apr 15, 2019