Patti Lorraine Grider, 66, of Paris passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021. She was born to Don and Ena Belle Weaver Thomas on January 25, 1955 in Dallas.
She graduated from Bryan Adams High School in Dallas and was a homemaker. Patti loved to garden and remarked that “I’m old so I’m going to grow tomatoes and grandbabies”, and she did!
Preceding her in death were her parents, sister Lethia Diane Jones, daughter Kimberly Buck, great nephew Skylor Barksdale and step-grandson Christopher Lane.
Survivors include daughters Sandra Lee McDonald and husband James and Amanda Craig, son Scott Vann and wife Rebeca; grandchildren Jerry Wayne Latham, Corbin Alan Latham, Willow Jai Clayton, Andrew Vann, Neeca Vann, Heather Collins, Cameron Collins, Christian Craig, River Smith, Johnathon Hults, Ciera Hutchins, great-grandson Joseph Paul Latham, sister Ria Beth Brown and husband Keith, brother-Freddy Jones, nieces Sheria Brown and Jessica Jane Barksdale and husband Aaron and great niece Aubrey Barksdale.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.