Patricia “Patty” Thomas, 66, of Rossville passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia where she attended East Ridge Church of The Nazarene. Patty worked for Ramada in East Ridge where she helped in the advertising department as a model and spokesperson. She loved her family dearly. She enjoyed playing cards and she also loved to cook.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Jennings and grandmother, Annie Hall.
Survivors include her children, Henry Allen Steedley, II (Billie), Valarie Stevens, and Savannah Blackwell (Luke); father, Paul McKinney; sisters, Pamela Smith (Kenneth) and Dorothy Jean “Poo” Altman (Melvin); brother, Gene Jennings (Jane); six grandchildren, Alan Steedley (Brenda), Noah Steedley, Christopher Stevens, Jacob Stevens, Magnolia Blackwell, and Hayden Blackwell; six great grandchildren, William Salazar, Adali Steedley, Henry Steedley, III, Braylan Stevens, Bryleigh Stevens, and Jackson Stevens; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.
Condolences may be shared at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11:00a.m. at TN-GA Memorial Park with Pastor Charles Knight officiating.
Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville, GA.