Patricia A. Truex, 70, Elkhart, died at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Elkhart Hospice House.
She was born Nov. 16, 1947, in Charleston, West Virginia, to James W. and Lucille C. (Blosfield) Cavender.
She married Junior D. Truex Dec. 14, 1968. This year would have been their 50th anniversary.
Surviving are her husband, Junior, Elkhart; children, Alisha (Isaias) Perez, Goshen, Michael (Rebecca) Nelson, Johnson City, Tennessee, Chiloe Truex, Goshen; grandchildren, Isaias Perez Jr., Joshua Perez, Hayden Nelson; and siblings, Marie Huddleston, Joann Wade, Evelyn Merritt and Jim Bob Cavender.
Preceding her in death are her parents and a sister, Sue Garten.
Patricia worked various jobs at Goshen Community Schools for 10 years and was also a homemaker. She was a member of Abundant Life Church, Goshen, and loved her church family.
Patricia and Junior cared for 108 foster kids over 10 years. She never knew a stranger and was known for her sassiness and loved animals.
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Abundant Life Church, 61103 Old C.R. 17, Goshen, where a funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. Pastor Michael Curton will officiate.
A graveside service at Oakridge Cemetery is set for 11 a.m. Monday, March 5.
Memorial donations may be directed to the funeral home to help with expenses.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com
Published on February 28, 2018