Patricia Ann Lockhart-Blanton 71, Saint Joseph, MO

Published 07/07 2014 08:57AM

Updated 07/07 2014 09:00AM

Patricia Ann Lockhart-Blanton 71, of Saint Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday July 4, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer.

She was born January 3, 1943 in St. Joseph, Missouri daughter of Hazel & Aubrey Lockhart.

She worked at a Television station in Tucson, AZ as a television director. She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister Alberta Garrett.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Dennis Blanton of the home, son, Mark (Heather) Giesen of St. Joseph, MO, step son, Daniel (Brenda) Blanton of Springfield, MO, step daughter, Tammy (Dave) Brunner of St. Joseph, MO, two grandchildren, one step grand daughter, two, step great grandchildren, and a sister, Audrey Howard of St. Joseph, MO.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am - 11:00 am on Tuesday July 8, at the Wesley United Methodist Church with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 AM. She will be cremated under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Memorials are requested to the friends of the Shelter, in care of the Animal Shelter of St. Joseph, MO. Online condolence and obituary at

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