Essie Roberts Patrick

Essie Roberts Patrick, 102, of Franklin, TN formerly of Melvin, AL, Ripley, MS and Bowling Green, KY, passed away on August 10, 2018. 

She was born on November 27, 1915 to Daniel and Susie (Tims) Roberts in Clarke County, MS.

Essie is survived by her daughter, Paula Patrick Knight; son-in-law, Bryan R. Knight; granddaughters, Bryana Knight and Rebekah Knight Michel; grand son-in-law, Greg Michel; two great-granddaughters, Savannah and Chloe Michel; brother-in-law, Jack Rolison; sister-in-law, Marie Rolison Fleming; and numerous nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Leonard Patrick; parents, Daniel and Susie Roberts; sister, Pearl Pinson, Irene Donald and Lessie Baker; and brother, Clyde Roberts.

Essie had a passion and love for work and meeting people.  In addition to being a Red Cross Home Health Nurse, she managed a general store and was a nursery attendant at First Baptist Church, Ripley, MS for six years.  Upon "retirement", Essie went on to become a volunteer at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY for 17 years.  She received the "First Humanitarian" award from the CEO.  In more recent years, she enjoyed spending time with her great-granddaughters.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 1:00 pm at the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with Rev. Bryan R. Knight officiating.

Pallbearers will be Greg Michel, Rusty Rolison, Brad Rolison, Jack Rolison, Jr., Greg Rolison, and Gaylon Rolison.

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