On Saturday, November 6 at 11:45 a.m. 2021, God called Elizabeth Ann Maddox Allen Patton home to be with Him.
Libby was born to the late Wesley Maddox Sr. and the late Minnie Vaughn Maddox on July 31, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She made a profession of faith in Christ at an early age and became a devoted member of the Pleasant Run Missionary Baptist Church in Greensburg, Kentucky, under the pastorate of the late William Reed.
Libby attended the Pleasant Run Elementary School, Aristo Schools, and the Durham High School of Campbellsville. Libby united in marriage to George E. Allen and one child was born, Gloria Ann Allen Wesley. Libby wasSunday School Superintendent, member of the Adult Choir, President of the
Missionary Department Member of the Zion District Women’s Educational Institute, and a member of the Zion District Choir. She was the first black woman Campbellsville School bus driver and dispatcher of the Campbellsville Police Department. In 1976, she united in marriage to Clifford Henry Patton. They were married 40 years.
She loved to sing. Her favorite song was “Old Ship of Zion” (a capella). She was always helping someone who needed help.
She leaves to mourn her passing two daughters: Gloria Ann Wesley of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Kim Patton of Columbia, SC; two sons: Clifford M. Patton of Waynesburg, Ky., and Clifford T. Patton of Stanford, Ky.; two sisters: Gloria Sebastian and Gladys Maddox, both of Campbellsville; 12 grandchildren: Temiko Francois Wesley, Sonja Wesley, Pamela Patton, Havin Oliver, Clifton Helm, Dominique Cleveland, Clifford Helm, Akilah Garvin, Kayla Helm, Chelsa Helm, Brittany Helm, and Kencell Wesley; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. We will miss Libby on the “Hill.”
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth “Libby” Patton will be conducted 1 p.m., EASTERN Time, Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg with Rev. James T. Washington, Master of Ceremony and Rev. George L. Nelson, Eulogy. Burial to follow in the Pleasant Run Cemetery.
Visitation is requested from 11 a.m. EASTERN Time, Saturday until the time of the service.
Pallbearers: James Wesley Maddox, Tracy Maddox, James Price, Jeremy Price, Travis Price, Maddox Hawkins, Vaughn Hudson, Eric Sebastian
Honorary Pallbearers: Clem Haskins, Bob Smith, DeRon Smith, Jerome Winfrey, Jeff Hardin, Fred Wagoner, Byron Johnson, Josh Nelson, Merion Haskins
Online Condolences: www.fostertolercurryfh.com
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