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Patricia Ann Wilkes Wilson Christie, 66, of Huntington, W.Va., Ashland and Little Rock, Ark., born Feb. 10, 1952, went to be with her Heavenly Father Feb. 17, 2018, after an extended illness.
Pat was preceded in death by her father, Henry "Hank" Wilkes of Ashland and Huntington.
She is survived by her mother, Clara George Wilkes; her brother, Thomas "Tommy" Edwin Wilkes; and a sister; Teresa "Terry" Wilkes Stivers; two children, Stephen Wilkes Wilson (Lori) and Melissa Wilson Caskey (Jeff); a grandson, Henry Wilkes Wilson; and two granddaughters, Cailyn and Callie Caskey.
Pat was a member of Seventh Avenue Baptist Church in Huntington. She graduated from Huntington High School and received an associate's degree from Ashland Community College. Pat worked in corporate communications for Ashland Oil and Valvoline, where she was an integral part of the "Teachers Change Lives" campaign. She was an avid lover of animals.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to a passion of Pat's, Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary in St. Paul's, N.C.; or your local Humane Society.
A Celebration of Life will be in Ashland at a later date.
Published on February 24, 2018
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